Education provides a powerful lever to address not only the symptoms but the causes of current global crises. However, formal education has modeled a hierarchical, competitive and exclusionary culture. Our pedagogical practices squander and suppress the most valuable quality in students; namely their uniqueness and diversity. Our educational value structure…

One of my friends, let’s call her Samara, is literally fighting for her life. She currently has no way to get the services she needs to stay alive. Another friend, let’s call her Cathy, feels inconvenienced by the slow response to fixing the potholes on her street. Our current systems…

Jutta Treviranus

Director, Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University

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