This page is about which is about taking records of your learnings with you beyond the education program. It will include details on the open source and free-shared application and software we are developing so anyone who participates in the Education for Life program, at any age, will have a complete record of:
We discuss the details of this component with the following sections:
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When applied fully, the Education for Life program should provide what’s needed to surpass even the strictest education standards for traditional educational institutions. This page covers the specifics of how to record your learning process and take those records with you to another learning institution or to provide it to a potential employer as desired. It combines with the Objective Data and Analysis section described above and the Information Maintenance and Sharing section described below to provide the necessary and objective assessment, analysis, and transfer of education progress and information to programs outside of the Education for Life system.
One Community is about creating positive and permanent global transformation through open source and self-replicating teacher/demonstration hubs. The complete Evaluation and Evolution process is our structure for assessing, maintaining, and improving the educational process and experience for both new and veteran members of our team.
The format described here was initially conceived for use in the Education for Life component of One Community. We then developed it for use in any environment where there are Teachers and Learners, Facilitators and Staff, Managers and Teams, etc. Our hope in open sourcing it is to provide a usable tool for replication that also demonstrates and teaches the benefits of two-directional feedback and collaborative learning and work-environment development. In our opinion, doing this provides a path for improving educational and working relationships within both learning and work environments while also improving the learning and growth process for all participants.
Sharing and helping to support and spread ideas like this is directly in alignment with our Purpose and Mission, our Global-transformation Pledge, and Highest Good philosophy for open source creation, sharing, and making a difference in the world.
As stated above, being able to take your learning with you is crucial to the learning and growth process. To assure all areas of importance are covered, traditional and nontraditional learning programs of choice would have been included in the learning process in addition to the ACT/SAT assessment system for the learners that are of school age. The following section shares how records of the learning will be kept and how they can be accesses.
The open source and free-shared application and software we are developing so anyone who participates in the Education for Life program, at any age, will have a complete record of the learner’s development path and progress. It is designed to enhance the learninng process. It will include the capability to create and print out reports that can also beofficial transcripts of the learning and development process of the individual.
These records can be accessed by the individual or sent out by request.An “official copy of doc” would have One Community seal on the printed copy. Digital copies would be accessible to anyone on related to that copy. A Learner or Teacher would be able to make a copy of their documentation whenever they moved on.
When applied fully, the Education for Life program should provide what’s needed to surpass even the strictest education standards for traditional educational institutions. This page is meant to be combined with the Objective Data and Analysis page and the Information Maintenance and Sharing page to provide the necessary and objective assessment, analysis, and transfer of education progress and information to programs outside of the Education for Life system.
Q: Are all aspects of this Evaluation and Evolution component necessary?
We consider all aspects listed above as important but how a person or organization chooses to use them is up to that individual or group. To maximize the flexibility and application options, all components are designed to be usable in combinations, as part of the complete model, or as a stand-alone components.
Q: Above you say, “if you are doing it right, it is fun for everyone.” How do you make it fun when it seems disciplinary action is in order?
People’s and organizational approaches to discipline are diverse. If disciplinary action is something you or your organization has decided is necessary, our suggestion is to still maintain a positive and Learner-focused approach. This would mean focusing on the Learner’s goals, how their behavior could be changed to help them better achieve their goals, and then guiding the Learner to come up with the best approach for moving forward and any consequences associated with not living up to this self-created path for progress.
Q: What if I have my own evaluation system that I like better, can I use that instead?
Of course! All aspects of the Education for Life program are designed for use in any educational environment and with or without inclusion of any other aspect of the program.
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