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Beyond the Classroom: Learning Alternatives for a New Reality - Shared screen with speaker view
Dara Heng
22:44
Good afternoon from Siem Reap, Cambodia
Shahida Arif
22:51
Hi everyone, Shahida here
Nava Joshi
22:54
Good morning everyone
Seema Acharya
22:58
Good Morning from Kathmandu Nepal
ANAMIKA
23:17
Good Morning from India
Sangeeta
23:29
good morning everyone
Socheat Nhip
23:33
Hello everyone from Cambodia.
Simha Boneti
23:40
Good Morning ...This is Simha from World Vision India
Diana Angela Bruyns
23:58
Hello everyone...
Narath
24:24
Yes
Toun Akinsolu
24:36
Good morning everyone. My name is Toun Akinsolu. An Educational Planners and I work with National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, Nigeria. West Africa.
Sulleiman Adediran
24:46
Good morning to everyone from Abuja NIGERIA
jhune mar delicano
25:51
Good afternoon from everyone Cambodia
Toun Akinsolu
26:17
An Educational Planner ...my computer typed planners
Flora Aderogba
26:40
Good morning everyone. This is Flora Aderogba from Abuja, Nigeria, West Africa
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
27:02
Good morning from all of us at United Edge!
Bhanu Joshi Nepal
27:43
Good Afternoon everybody . This is Bhanu Bhakta Joshi from Nepal.
Dara-TGC
28:02
Nice to see you all here,
Antonina Rishko-Porcescu
28:35
Chisinau
Rushika Dias - Save the Children
28:37
Colombo, Sri Lanka
claudio
28:38
Saigon
Narath
28:38
Cambodia
Anna Ling Tearfund
28:39
London
jhune mar delicano
28:39
Cambodia
Colin Alfred
28:40
phnom penh
Michael Powell
28:41
Alnwick, UK
Martin
28:41
Chennai
Dara-TGC
28:41
I am from Siem Reap, Cambodia
Socheat Nhip
28:41
I am from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Mousumi Gupta
28:42
India
Kneath
28:42
Siem Reap
iPhone
28:43
bali
V'zl Jane Delicano
28:43
Cambodia
Rebecca Large
28:44
Siem Reap
sarah
28:45
Accra
Sangeeta
28:45
Nepal
Anna Liljelund
28:45
Stockholm
ANAMIKA
28:46
India
Monica Nirmala
28:46
Tangerang, Indonesia
Shahida Arif
28:46
Pakistan
Doni Marmer
28:49
Melbourne
JWOC
28:50
Siem Reap, Cambodia
O'usa Chhoeu
28:51
Cambodia
Kea Eng
28:51
Good afternoon, I am from Camboida, Siem Reap
FRANCES
28:51
dr frances Nigeria
Sang Soun
28:51
Siem reap
Sout Soheak
28:57
Cambodia.
Chuan Chantha
28:57
Siem Reap
Jim Sharman
29:02
Iloilo, Philippines
Mon Lon
29:07
Good afternoon, I am from Cambodia
Mary Poeun
29:09
Siem Reap
Sangeeta
29:10
Kathamndu
Sulleiman Adediran
29:22
Nigeria
Subash Khatiwada
29:31
Namaste from Nepal
Oluwafunmilayo OLALUSI
29:44
Good morning from Nigeria. Happy to be part of this program. Oluwafunmilayo Olalusi from Nigeria
FRANCES
29:55
good morning everyone from nigeria
Daniel Sanjaya
31:34
Hello everyone! I'm Daniel from Indonesia and nice to e-meet you!
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
31:46
Welcome those who are joining us now!
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
31:52
We are just introducing the topic
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
32:20
For those just joining: please keep your microphones on mute and your videos ON (if you can) :)
Loeurt To
32:24
Good afternoon
Will Midwinter - United Edge
33:10
Welcome those who are joining us now!We are just introducing the topicFor those just joining: please keep your microphones on mute and your videos ON (if you can) :)
Dilli Dotel
36:23
Hello, I am Dilli Dotel from Nepal
krishna kumar rai
37:23
Hi every on I'm Krishna from Nepal
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
37:49
In your opinion why do we need alternatives to the normal or conventional ways of doing education? Give one reason to your group about why alternative education is important.
Dilli Dotel
38:52
For creating the continuous learning oppertunities
Narath
44:54
Not enough time to talk
Monica Nirmala
45:57
hierarchy
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
46:00
What do you think are the biggest problems with conventional education?
Rushika Dias - Save the Children
46:04
Examination focus
iPhone
46:05
stress
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
46:06
WRITE ONE OR TWO WORDS NOW
Mousumi Gupta
46:08
Curriculum
Jill Maglio
46:10
Does not accommodate diverse learning styles
Colin Alfred
46:11
over-dependent on literacy
Hannah Badminton
46:11
Lack of access
Anna Ling Tearfund
46:13
exams
Dilli Dotel
46:14
Learning within classroom.
Martin
46:18
one size to fit all and access for all with same quality
Sigma Ainul
46:19
exam focused
V'zl Jane Delicano
46:21
resources
Michael Powell
46:23
Too divorced from culture
Loeurt To
46:26
shared leadership
Shastry Njeru
46:27
commandist
Narath
46:31
The quality of teaching and learning
Sang Soun
46:32
culturally limited
O'usa Chhoeu
46:32
Resourses
Sangeeta
46:34
one way approach
JWOC
46:34
Low creativity
Thobes Ncube
46:37
does not stimulate critical thinkink
jhune mar delicano
46:38
Fear-pressure/ stress
Socheat Nhip
46:39
Play is not included in education
Colin Alfred
46:42
under-funded
iPhone
46:44
not relevant to current careers
Anna Ling Tearfund
46:45
creativity not allowed
Rajesh.Yadav
46:51
Focused on Score and GPA
ANAMIKA
46:58
leave children clueless even after years of formal schooling
Kea Eng
47:05
Multiple levels of learners
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
47:11
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR THESE INSIGHTS!
Rajesh.Yadav
47:23
Not focused on practical aspects of daily work
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
47:25
Grace Susetyo is an independent journalist, writer, and interpreter from Indonesia who brings perspectives on justice to her work. Her personal and professional stories intertwine most distinctly in West Papua, where she spent time with the Amungme Papuans, and in West Timor. She’ll give us perspectives from her field research on reclaiming social capital and true life stories on indigenous education.
Arun Koju
48:01
Focusing on the curriculum rather than relying only on end-of-year examinations
Will Midwinter - United Edge
48:04
Apologies if I was not clear- If you are comfortable, please turn your camera on
krishna kumar rai
49:00
Education is not only for formal so many non formal education is very important of our life. like life relevant education
krishna kumar rai
50:31
I'm non formal education trainer in community base empowerment education.
krishna kumar rai
52:50
every community have good practice life education but not research that. like
FRANCES
56:16
there is need for emphasis on quality education
krishna kumar rai
57:54
ya
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
58:12
If anyone has questions, write them here. I will collate them.
FRANCES
58:13
and this quality can be achieved through technological advancement, significant changes in education model through upgrading the mode of education delivery process
Nava Joshi (Mercy Corps-Nepal)
58:30
Thank you Grace
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
58:31
Konthea Mean oversaw the education program at Journeys Within Our Community in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, until recently becoming Managing Director. She works to ensure JWOC’s youth-focused approaches respond effectively to the needs of the young people they serve and continue to fulfill their rights to education during the pandemic. She will share some of JWOC’s lessons while adapting new ways of working in Cambodia.
Will Midwinter - United Edge
58:43
Thank you Grace
Grace Susetyo
59:14
🙏
Monica Nirmala
59:23
Thanks, Grace. So powerful. I’m eager to read your thesis if it’s available online?
Daniel Bevan - United Edge
59:45
Amazing, Grace! Thank you so much for haring
Grace Susetyo
59:58
thanks monica. unfortunateli
FRANCES
01:00:16
there is also the need to look at developing relevant skills in the school system:technical and vocational
Loeurt To
01:00:16
thanks Grace
krishna kumar rai
01:00:19
Thank do much grace amazing
Grace Susetyo
01:00:44
unfortunately it is embargoed. but contact me if you want to know more
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:01:43
I can share Grace’s contact details in the follow up after this call :)
Monica Nirmala
01:01:54
Thanks, thanks!
Will Midwinter - United Edge
01:04:33
PLEASE KEEP YOUR QUESTIONS FOR THE PANELISTS COMING
Will Midwinter - United Edge
01:04:54
WE WILL COLLECT THEM HERE FOR THE DISCUSSION
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:05:55
Thank you so much Konthea! So interesting.
Hassan Arab
01:06:02
Helllo..can't hear any
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:06:06
Any questions, put them here
Dilli Dotel
01:07:26
To Kothea! How do you ensure the learning achievement of children during this Covid-19 crisis?
Dara-TGC
01:10:21
To Ms, Konthea: Have students been training for learning? What are the supports the students are receiving for the moment from the project? Could you also share any challenges you/students are having right now?
Daniel Bevan - United Edge
01:10:37
Thank you so much, Konthea! Really interesting!
Arun Koju
01:12:45
To Ms. Grace and Ms. SigmaHow to address the alternative learning in the community where there is lack of technology (no electricity, gadget, radio and other resources etc) in the emergency like in this pandemic ?
Grace Susetyo
01:12:47
Ms Sigma: what are the challenges of teaching financial literacy to your students?
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:13:33
Thanks for your questions everyone! Keep them coming.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:15:00
We’ll be starting the Q&A session a little late. Hope that’s okay with everyone! The panelists are so interesting. :)
Konthea
01:15:20
To Mr- Dara, Yes JWOC students are have been learning online, through different platforms but we just need to make the lesson shorter than actual classes and make them do some assignment that include a bit of research on the topics. We support them with Top up card for internet, food support and more for those that are most needed. Also 1-1 counseling for other life and learning issues.
Seema Acharya
01:15:25
@ Sigma; Like the idea of mentoring. I wonder if you could share more about the training to mentors
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:16:03
Thank you so much Sigma!
Nava Joshi (Mercy Corps-Nepal)
01:16:22
In Nepal, the participation of students is declining. What is the trend in your country? Is virtual education found possible for long time for 6-8 hours daily? We found that only once subject is covered in a day, it is not found more effective as we expace
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:16:25
Jim Sharman is an educator and co-founder of Gamot Cogon Waldorf School in the Philippines, which brings Steiner Waldorf education to the grassroots. He is passionate about Waldorf’s personal and holistic approach to education and brings stories from years of living this alternative model, as well as its ability to break down social justice barriers.
Daniel Bevan - United Edge
01:18:27
Thank you Sigma! So interesting!
Dilli Dotel
01:19:50
To Signma, it is very interesting to know the mentoring girls by girls. How do you track the progress of learning and learning sharing at the time of covid-19 crisis?
Rebecca Large
01:22:47
So interesting Sigma. On the topic of mentoring for at home learning, what role does the parent play in this? How can we better support the parents through this time?
Grace Susetyo
01:24:13
making great schooling available beyond paying abilities is awesome!
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:24:38
Any more questions? I’m grouping them all as they come in.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:25:26
Fantastic! Thank you Jim!
Will Midwinter - United Edge
01:25:28
Thanks Jim- Great Anecdote - 8=?
Nava Joshi (Mercy Corps-Nepal)
01:25:28
What would be the alternative medium for them who does not have access on internet?
Sang Soun
01:25:31
we need to move away from teacher centered learning opportunities to student based learning
Sigma Ainul
01:26:28
@Dilli Dotel, we have attendance and pre-set real-time monitoring embed throughout the program as process documentation and give feedback to the program. We have baseline and endline (will do in 2021) evaluation with girls that have literacy, numeracy level assessment, critical reasoning, passage reading and comprehension assessment.
Colin Alfred
01:26:34
Great initiative Jim! one question: are you able to demonstrate to wider system stronger learning outcomes through a more humane system?
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:27:03
THE QUESTION: How can we empower children’s voices?
Daniel Bevan - United Edge
01:27:11
Thank you, Jim!
Dilli Dotel
01:27:27
To Jim- We are facing difficulty to deliver math through Radio teaching? Can share effective way of delivering math class through radio?
Flora Aderogba
01:28:32
To Sigma. Apparently, alternative education in the context of Covid-19 is technology intensive. How have you been able to ensure learners in hard-to-reach communities in Bangdladesh are not left behind?
Shastry Njeru
01:29:51
empowering should start at home before they can interact with strangers in the school environment
Michael Powell
01:31:56
I think several participants might be interested in a really interesting project on training teachers for a more sustainable community pedagogy in Brazil - in both English and Portuguese. Really worth a look - http://www.cultura21.net/wpcontent/uploads/2011/11/Harvest-in-Times-of-Drought-Colheita-em-Tempos-de-Seca.pdf
Jim Sharman
01:32:11
@Dilli Dotel. We are also having difficulty with math through distance learning. We are currently getting complaints from parents about the difficulty of the math work. We don't have good answers yet, I'm afraid....
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:32:15
Here are some of the answers Konthea wrote in the chat earlier: Yes JWOC students are have been learning online, through different platforms but we just need to make the lesson shorter than actual classes and make them do some assignment that include a bit of research on the topics. We support them with Top up card for internet, food support and more for those that are most needed. Also 1-1 counseling for other life and learning issues.
jhune mar delicano
01:35:03
@Jim Sharman- How can parents help educate or impacts their children education during this pandemic time if they are also uneducated.?
Jim Sharman
01:38:56
@Jhune Mar That is a great question. We have been doing a lot of parent education during this pandemic. Also, our teachers are doing home visits and some families are coming together where possible so that the children can learn, study together and help one another....
Sigma Ainul
01:39:11
@Flora, for being inclusive to hard to reach and technology deprived girls and children- we chose to more traditional mode with household phone- (not required to smartphone, a regular mobile phone ( 97% Household have in Bangladesh now). with phone based conference call, girls does not need to have access to internet and smartphone. in regular time, we have local cadre of mentors whom we provide smarthphone, laptop and internet connectivity and girls can access those in sessions.
Colin Alfred
01:39:54
indigenous education (and specifically mother tongue based multilingual ed) and play-based ECCD / pre-school are nowadays promoted also by mainstream agencies line UNESCO and UNICEF. so how can we gain traction through larger organizatonsforthes elocal initiatievs?
Jummai Sarki
01:40:59
Thanks a great deal Jim.Quality education remains a serious challenge in the rural areas. Can we focus on these
Oluwafunmilayo OLALUSI
01:41:56
I have lost the sound. hence I will leave and join again hoping the sound will come alive
jhune mar delicano
01:42:34
@Jim Sharman- Thanks for the idea. Can you gave some few examples on what parents education you are doing to the parents. Thanks
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:44:33
Sorry Sigma! I’ll copy some of the questions here if you want to answer in chat
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:46:27
We will be wrapping up in the next few minutes — I wish the conversation could continue. If you want to continue engaging, we’ll share some ways at the end of the call.
Grace Susetyo
01:48:35
someone asked “indigenous education (and specifically mother tongue based multilingual ed) and play-based ECCD / pre-school are nowadays promoted also by mainstream agencies line UNESCO and UNICEF. so how can we gain traction through larger organizatonsforthes elocal initiatievs?”
Jim Sharman
01:49:05
We try to help parents to create a conducive home environment and especially a regular daily rhythm for the children. That's for all levels. Each class teacher met with the parents of his/her class and gave more specific instructions, especially about how the parent could reach out for support when needed.
Grace Susetyo
01:49:20
i agree! indigenous language is so important! unfortuntely not all indigenkus lqnguages are gven eual
Flora Aderogba
01:49:25
On the issue of inclusiveness Sigma (and indeed other panelists) how do you ensure children with various special needs are not disadvantaged during this Covid-19 alternative education?
Dilli Dotel
01:49:31
Everyone: How do you ensure the involvement of children with disability in the alternative learning system (online system)?
Grace Susetyo
01:49:38
priority and resources
Dilli Dotel
01:50:00
Any ideas related to it.
Grace Susetyo
01:50:12
i think th3 local govts ne3d to priori5is3 languag3
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:50:25
Great question @Flora! I don’t think we’ll have time to ask, but if the panelists can answer here in the chat…
Sigma Ainul
01:50:27
negotiating her saved money from parents and houeshold needs. we do use several role play of negotiation skills in our sessions how they can do that.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:50:32
Repeat: On the issue of inclusiveness Sigma (and indeed other panelists) how do you ensure children with various special needs are not disadvantaged during this Covid-19 alternative education?
Colin Alfred
01:51:27
Grace - your neighbours in PNG came up with the global best solution to indigenous language and literacy - local language primary ed in 100s of languages!
Flora Aderogba
01:52:04
In what ways do you encourage your teachers during this extremely peculiar period to keep up with the increasing demands of the job?
Colin Alfred
01:52:14
PNG cited by UNESCO as model for multilingual educaiotn
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:53:02
(Thanks for giving us a little extra time everyone!)
Colin Alfred
01:53:04
problem is the concentration of power in govts based in capital cities
Flora Aderogba
01:54:05
I mean learners with special needs such as hearing , visually impaired children. How do they benefit from alternative education during this period?
Oluwafunmilayo OLALUSI
01:54:42
Unfortunately, I still do not hear what people say. I comfort myself reading the chats only. Hoping the recordings will be shared later. Thanks
Flora Aderogba
01:57:33
Good job everyone. I hope that the next outing will involve panelists from Africa especially West Africa where I belong. Thanks a lot.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
01:58:12
Absolutely! We tried this time @Flora, and we had panelists from Africa last time. Hopefully we can again next time.
Will Midwinter - United Edge
02:02:12
Sorry if some were in breakout rooms alone! It's because we went over time a little so people have left
Flora Aderogba
02:03:02
I want to suggest that in future time allocated to break-out sessions should be increased. Thanks
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:03:11
Thanks Flora
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:03:15
Great point
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:03:26
We will increase it next time :)
Konthea
02:03:47
Thanks everyone!
jhune mar delicano
02:03:54
Thanks everyone. The world need people like us to make a better world trough education.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:03:59
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O'usa Chhoeu
02:04:25
thank you so much
Socheat Nhip
02:04:27
Thank the panellists and organizers. Nice to meet everyone too
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:04:31
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Dilli Dotel
02:04:32
Yes, it is very good to know each other with practical experiences.
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02:04:32
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Sangeeta
02:04:39
Thank you
Dara-TGC
02:04:42
Thank you all for organizing the event.
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:04:45
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Martin
02:04:47
Thank you
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02:04:50
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Mr. Shak Bahadur Budhathoki, Mercy Corps Nepal
02:04:55
hearty thanks to organizers
Colin Alfred
02:05:16
Thanks for this United Edge - and especially to all the presneters!
Mousumi Gupta
02:05:23
Very enriching discussion
Samiksha Budathoki
02:05:38
Thank you
Wahyu Aristya
02:06:10
thank you so much
Sang Soun
02:06:13
Thank you
Matt Kletzing - United Edge
02:06:19
Thank you everyone!!!
Sigma Ainul
02:06:27
Thank you. bye bye everyone
Sreylen Thai
02:06:33
thank you so much everyone