Heutagogy Community of Practice

Advancing the Theory and Practice of Self-Determined Learning

Assumptions and Learning: Another Example of Heutagogy in Action

In early January I attended a fly fishing school in Tasmania, an island State off the bottom end of Australia. More specifically, the lessons were held at Bronte Lagoon in … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Manipulation of Information: What We Owe Our Students

There’s a lot to he learned that is useful from Trumpism and the recent hand wringing about the manipulation of public opinion through social media . It would be a … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flipped Resources

I just love those ‘Ah, Ah,’ moments that come right out of the blue and hit you straight between the cerebral lobes. It is, of course, exactly what we’ve been … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Heutagogy and Creativity

A review of the research on the neuroscience of creativity makes it clear that it is early days in understanding the neural mechanisms involved. However, there are some indications that … Continue reading

September 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Unfettered Access: Heutagogy and Blended Learning in the NSW Rural Fire Service

There is little doubt that competencies (aka as knowledge and skills) are essential for normal functioning. Yesterday, when a skin doctor removed a lesion from my leg with his scalpel, … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Paul Williams Guest Blog: A Scaffolding for Heutagogy

The movement towards heutagogy faces overwhelming odds. Learning in primary and high school, learning in undergraduate and postgraduate and professional learning in the workplace have deeply entrenched practices, scaffolds and … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Guest Post from Deborah Netolicky. Heutagogical and transformational: Journeys of discovery, discomfort and breakthrough

As a teacher, school leader, coach and researcher, I am constantly immersed in doing, facilitating, thinking deeply about, and interrogating understandings around learning. Heutagogy—the concept first termed by Stewart Hase … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Making Learning a Change Experience

In previous papers, book chapters and blogs about heutagogy I have made the distinction between the acquisition of competencies (knowledge and skills) and what I have called, for lack of … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Assessment Driven Learning: Not For The 21st Century

by Stewart Hase A good proportion of education and training experiences, in any sector, is driven by assessment. Governments have eagerly embraced the notion that testing ability is somehow an … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leading The Teacher to Heutagogy

Essay and paintings contributed by Stewart Hase About 18 months ago I took up painting. No, not the kitchen painting variety but the art type, although I wouldn’t call what … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · Leave a comment