BottomUp Presents: Education as the Practice of Freedom

This past Wednesday, BottomUp hosted an evening workshop for local school teachers with the title: Critical PedagogyWith guest presenter, Amelia Simone-Herbert leading our time together it was a fun, interactive and thoroughly absorbing and informative time of learning and reflecting together on different aspects of education.  The Presenter Amelia Simone-Herbert is a PhD student at Columbia University which […]

On being kicked out: Democratic governance of SA Schools is a myth

On being kicked out: Democratic governance of SA Schools is a myth. *The following blog was originally posted by Ashley Visagie (Bottomup co-founder) as reflections on difficult engagements with a partner school. Democratic governance of South African schools is a myth.In the second term of 2018, Bottomup was ejected from Grassdale High School (in Grassy […]