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Frugal Education Action Cards: Built at the Speed of Need!

Frugal Education Action Cards: Built at the Speed of Need!

I recently blogged about my work creating a set of Frugal Education cards, designed to support educators in the application of frugal practices, and the cards are now being adopted into in-class activities at Universiti Malaysia, Sarawak (UNIMAS). The Creative Culture...

Prototyping Frugal Education Cards

Prototyping Frugal Education Cards

I've been hard at work noodling away on a collection of frugal education 'action cards' to help others apply frugal practices within their education designs. This idea came off the back of my recent work developing the frugal education aspects. The 'cards' expand upon...

Developing Frugal Aspect Research Instruments

Developing Frugal Aspect Research Instruments

Expanding on recent work developing frugal education aspects, I have also been developing and piloting research instruments for evaluating these frugal aspects within new and existing education designs. The instruments take the form of two surveys. One more...

Frugal Education at the International TS25 Colloquium 2021

Frugal Education at the International TS25 Colloquium 2021

I was honoured to be invited to speak at the International TS25 Colloquium 2021 this month as part of a discussion panel on frugal education and playful learning towards building resilience in 21st Century classrooms. The colloquium was delivered in collaboration with...

#Dispatches: Research Time to Reflect and Refocus

#Dispatches: Research Time to Reflect and Refocus

During the past few months I’ve been busy continuing my research into frugal education as part of our ACES international research project, which has been a very productive time. Our partners have been busy delivering educational activities in a variety of locations...

#Dispatches: Refining Aspects of Frugal Education

#Dispatches: Refining Aspects of Frugal Education

An Exercise in Essentialism, distinguishing the vital few from the trivial many. The ACES project is now in full swing and over the coming months our teams across Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam will be identifying a series of research case studies. Through these...

Teaching More with Less: Education’s Frugal Future

Teaching More with Less: Education’s Frugal Future

In the grips of a global pandemic — one thats impact may well last for several years — established educational institutions are facing increasing pressure to save money, sweat their assets, and find new ways to deliver teaching and learning to a population of students...

A Frugal Education Shout-Out

A Frugal Education Shout-Out

This week I was pleasantly surprised to have my Frugal Education principles feature in DigiEduHack’s Twitter thread series. They do an excellent job of setting the scene with Navi Radjou’s inspiring frugal innovation TED talk, as well as highlighting some excellent...