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Dive into the stories from folk high schools practitioners from all over the world. We will launch new Folk High School Stories frequently for the rest of 2020 - so stay tuned to get both enlightened and enliven!

  • The people’s school – for and with each other

    Publiceret 07-09-2020
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    STORY Monika Andersson, principal at S:ta Maria Folk High School in Malmö, tells how they create "The people's school - for and with each other" in this story f..

  • Which side are you on, boys?

    Publiceret 19-06-2020
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    STORY Thorbjørn Carl Hjalager, founder of the World's Folk High School, elaborates on the connection between the Danish folk high school and the American civil..

  • When a Korean meets the Danish folk high school

    Publiceret 27-05-2020
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    STORY Hannah Lee, teacher at various alternative schools in Seoul and former student at International People’s College in Denmark, tells what happens "When a Ko..

  • Why Grundtvig’s songs make sense today

    Publiceret 29-04-2020
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    STORY Jacob Tybjerg, teacher at Uldum Folk High School and pianist, asks "Why Grundtvig’s songs make sense today" in this story from the book “Sing together” vo..

  • Learning sustainability – grasping the nettle

    Publiceret 23-04-2020
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    STORY Nana Gerstrøm Alsted, vice-principal, co-founder, and teacher at Jyderup Folk High School in Denmark, elaborates on how they are "Learning sustainability..

  • To learn from life, for life, throughout your lifetime

    Publiceret 20-02-2020
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    STORY Edicio dela Torre, priest, activist and head of the Education for Life Foundation in The Philippines, tells how "To learn from life, for life, throughout..

  • Coming home to oneself

    Publiceret 19-02-2020
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    STORY Malthe Ibsen Sørensen, teacher, & Lisbeth Trinskjær, Principal, both at Ubberup Folk High School tells about "Coming home to oneself" in this story from t..

  • Grundtvig’s educational ideas in Nigeria

    Publiceret 18-02-2020
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    STORY Kachi A. Ozumba, chair and director of the Grundtvig Movement of Nigeria, tells about "Grundtvig’s educational ideas in Nigeria" in this story from the bo..

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