Reflecting on Inspiring Minds

Last week, Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern joined Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and Hawah Kasat for Mind & Life’s Inspiring Minds conversation on Healing Intergenerational Trauma. Together, they shared reflections, learnings, and stories focused on two learning questions: How do we create safe spaces where intergenerational healing can take place, rooted in an understanding of our…

Join us for Inspiring Minds on 2/23!

Join Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela for a transformational conversation on healing intergenerational trauma in Mind & Life’s Inspiring Minds, an online conversation series. Dear Friends, In two weeks, I’ll have the opportunity to join my dear friend Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela in an Inspiring Minds video podcast. The Mind & Life Institute has organized…

A Year End Message from Aaron Stern

Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern invites you to learn more about our emerging work in the world and join us in learning!  Dear Friends, As I write this annual update, it seems impossible that yet another whole year has gone by. At times it feels as if we are treading water – yet of…

Introduction to the Inquiry Project

Welcome to our new Inquiry Project Series! Through the months of February and June, we’ll share the story of our Learning Exchange with the Inspired Teaching Demonstration Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. Together we’re learning what becomes possible when young people explore what they want to learn and design their own learning. Join our…

Emerging Academy News in KKUP Radio Interview

Academy Founder and President Aaron Stern talks with Diane Solomon of KKUP Radio in Cupertino, CA to discuss our upcoming co-facilitated workshop with the Namchak Foundation, Waking Up in Community: Taking Your Practice into the World, and share the Academy’s emerging work and programming and ongoing vision and mission. Listen to the full interview here.

22 Years of the Academy for the Love of Learning

In 2018, the Academy celebrated its 20th anniversary and wrote a book commemorating our history, legacy, and movement forward into the future. Read our booklet Reflection and Emergence: 20 Years of the Academy for the Love of Learning to learn more about our past work and emerging vision. Download our booklet by clicking on the…

Update from the Academy for the Love of Learning

I hope that you remain safe, well, and engaged during these difficult times. Over the past six months, we’ve watched as our society’s traditional assumptions about education have collapsed onto themselves. As we reexamine collectively what learning means, we have an opportunity, perhaps greater than ever before. When certainty is gone, especially at this scale,…

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