The exiting journey with OASIS Learning Village Erasmus + Project is coming to an end or to new cycle of Learning. After 18 months starting with prepartion with european partners and prepartion of participants, prepartion and building realionship with the community in Bad Gandersheim – to the training and action-learning […]
I exercise my appreciative gaze in my neighbourhood, looking at the things around me andtrying to discover beauty. It strikes me, as I didn’t notice some of the beauty before. Tree trunks, flowers, the sparkling of the river, even bridges hold beauty when you take the time to discover. The […]
Our assumption in applying it in a small-town village context was that we work with a context in which we could explore and experience more deeply the saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. This saying invites us all to be educators and responsible to create a positive environment for growth. Although it speaks of a child, my conviction is that the child represents us all here. Although the program took place in an actual village setting, what really came through to me was that ‘it takes a village life approach, to raise us all’.
Today is day 3. We have been out to the community before, we have walked the streets of Bad Gandersheim blindfolded yet hearing, smelling and feeling this pretty town, we have talked to total strangers out on these streets. We found many beauties, made connections and had challenging conversations as […]
From dream to reality on two weekends, this challenge was presented to the residents of Bad Gandersheim in Germany and guests from 6 EU countries. Many said the first it is not possible – and were quite surprised what power arises when many people of different origins and ages tackle […]
The Erasmus + project CEAL – “Community of Entrepreneurs – Action Learning Program” has been selected as a “success story” by a panel of experts from the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission. “Success stories” are finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, […]
We are curious and and exited starting the oasis village project. Bringing the Oasis Game to a rural town here in Germany. Looking forward to work with our partners in 5 european countries to realise this project.
Do you remember the feeling of throwing a pebble and let it jump across the surface of a quiet water? One, two, three, four, yeahh! That´s how we found out how making ripples can be fun. In Septemeber 2017 a group of 20 Europeans came together to find out how […]
Thursday afternoon, the park where we prepared a small stage, chairs and tables is slowly filling with people. We invite them to write down their dreams on little coloured cards and hang them on the rose bushes, our “garden of dreams”. A group of OASIS participants has been out all day with […]
The whole week culminated in the Miracle, which took place over the weekend of 30th September / 1st October and was a communal construction project with the people of Collado Mediano. Everything in the Oasis game is very spontaneous and reactive to the dreams and desires of the inhabitants, and the […]