The Open Academy Nairobi
We are tackling the education + unemployment problems in Kenya by creating an open, innovative, supplementary, community-based, online & offline autodidactic education model.
“Our education systems rarely give people permission to be themselves. But if you can´t be yourself, how can you ever tap into your true potential?”
Sir Ken Robinson
The Open Academy is: An online and as well offline platform that allows people of all walks of life to share their interests, passions and expertise as well as learn from others No set curriculum Unaccredited Supports autodidactic (self-directed learning) activities
Everyone is a student, and everyone can be a teacher Sharing/Commons and Collective Intelligence/Learning Openness and Open Source Lifelong Learning and Personal Development Self-directed, interest-based, learning Curiosity and Discovery Learning as an end in itself