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  • More agency is the mission

    More agency is the mission

    Eva Vesseur, who leads the Maker Education Lab at Waag Futurelab, talks about how critical making can create agency and contribute to social innovation

  • Finding a sense of freedom through art-based learning

    Finding a sense of freedom through art-based learning

    Laura Malinverni from the Esbrina research group and the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona speaks about how arts-based research can bring different perspectives to education.

  • Responding to challenges with creativity and imagination

    Responding to challenges with creativity and imagination

    Caitlin White from Trinity College Dublin discusses envisioning futures within Critical ChangeLabs and the importance of taking interdisciplinary and critical approaches when working with young people.

  • Reimagining civic education at NECE Campus

    Reimagining civic education at NECE Campus

    The Critical ChangeLab team delivered a workshop on ‘Reimagining Civic Education by Cultivating More-Than-Human Care’ as part of the Campus program of NECE (Networking European Civic Education).

  • Incomplete circles

    Incomplete circles

    Niccolò Milanese the director of European Alternatives talks to Ana-Maria Carabelea from Ars Electronica about the engagement of youth and other missing voices in the discussions on political and societal transformation.

  • Becoming the director of one’s future

    Becoming the director of one’s future

    Cultural entrepreneur and activist, Aris Papadopoulos from LATRA talks about the importance of bringing marginalised perspectives to the forefront of the current discourse about democracy.

  • Understanding humans in change

    Understanding humans in change

    Marianne Kinnula from the University of Oulu talks about how Critical ChangeLabs can create environments in which young people are encouraged to practice agency and create change themselves instead of expecting change to come from others.

  • Critical ChangeLab // Beta Festival

    Critical ChangeLab // Beta Festival

    The Critical ChangeLab at Trinity College Dublin is launching an after-school prtogramme in collaboration with Beta Festival. In the programme young people will use creative tools (including augmented and virtual reality) to imagine what the future could look like.

  • Critical ChangeLab meets in Amsterdam

    Critical ChangeLab meets in Amsterdam

    The Critical ChangeLab Consortium met for the first time in-person at Waag FutureLab in Amsterdam to lay the groundwork for everything to come. Some key areas of discussion included the evolution of the Critical Literacies Framework and the development of the Democracy Health Questionnaire.

  • Critical ChangeLab kicks-off

    Critical ChangeLab kicks-off

    The Critical ChangeLab project embarks on an exciting three year journey to build a resilient European democracy by reinvigorating the relationship between youth and democracy. Partners met together online to kick-off a project centered around direct action democracy, transformative agency, grassroots participation, and meaningful citizen engagement.