10 Catalysts for Transformation

December 22nd, 2012  |  by  |  published in News, Transformation

10 Catalysts for Transformation

A little season treat for debate: 10 catalysts for transformation of education. Which kind of school models would we come up with, combining these catalysts? What would future learning and schools look like? Have a look, explore, expand, share, debate, change, add…. and feed back! Thanks – and happy holidays everyone!

Helsingor New Mid-town School

February 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, News

Helsingor New Mid-town School

In Helsingore, the city of Hamlet, two state schools, an afternoon club and the citys’ music school are moving into restructured and refurbished shared facilities in the town-centre. The new joint school will also include a brand new multi-sport-hall which – together with inviting urban spaces – opens up the school to the local community. […]

Future College – rethinking secondary

January 10th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Future College, News, Transformation

Future College - rethinking secondary

Next week is a great milestone in our Future College Project: 200 young people from three schools in Gentofte have chosen courses across the participating schools. During the week the students will set learning goals, participate in counselling sessions, use facebook and more – while immersed in learning of their choice, in various small learning communities. We will follow them closely! Read more about Future College.

Thinking Forward – Together

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

Thinking Forward - Together

Since keynotes at Learning From Denmark, talks at BSEC in London and on innovation & learning in EU, Autens’ international network has been expanding. This brings thinking, ideas and clients together across national boundaries and strengthen the resolve to change, transform and move forward. We are strikingly similar in our dreams and hopes for the […]

Narratives in learning environments

June 11th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, News

11.06.2010 What narrative is conveyed through our learning spaces and school building? Does it support what we hold to be true about learning and development of children in a global world of the 21st Century? How can we set the story straight and use learning spaces as a powerful tool in transforming learning? This was […]

KL launches report: New perspectives on elementary school!

May 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

22.05.2010 KL has launched the report New perspectives on elementary school. This report proposes a radical break from the present school for the oldest pupils. Individualised learning, more flexible organization and collaboration among young and older pupils. The views represented in the report is very similar to our ongoing innovation project Junior College, which is developed with […]

Launch of the Junior College project

May 11th, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

11.05.2010 Junior College School for teenagers in a new way – or the school in the cloud, as it is also referred to: School leaders from Hellerup School, Gentofte School, 10.klassescenteret, and rector from Aurehøj Gymnasium approved the overall process plan to bring Junior College, from the desktop into a creative process with teachers and […]

Inspirational visit from England

March 24th, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

24.03.2010 In Grontmij | Carl Bro we had a visit from a potential partner from England. The talks we had during a tour of several of the schools, we have been involved in, left the clear impression that we in Denmark have a very open and trusting way of designing frameworks for children: both in […]

Learning from Denmark på BSEC i London

March 24th, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

24.03.2010 Learning from Denmark: Lene Jensby Lange præsenterede erfaringerne fra SKUB, metoder til skoleudvikling, nye perspektiver på læringsmiljøer mv. på BSEC (Building Schools Exhibition and Conference) i London.

Johanne Philipsen joins Autens

March 1st, 2010  |  by  |  published in News

01.03.2010 Autens has hired Johanne Philipsen to strengthen the research-based idea development. Johanne is a Master in Cognitive Semiotics from Aarhus University and has participated in several research projects. She does research and communication and brings input to ongoing projects – and inspiration as to how we can bring to school in the future.