"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
— R. Buckminster Fuller
We have as incredible an opportunity as ever to provide universal access to the quality of education that everyone deserves.
In order to accurately summarize activity in the field of Integral Education as a whole, one would have to have omniscient capacity beyond my merely human perspective. I welcome your additions to this limited update!
It goes without saying that Sri Aurobindo and the Mother have long sourced the original integral approach to education, which continues to thrive in places like Auroville. From this rich source of practice many schools have ascribed their pedagogy to integral education.
Let’s keep it real. We’re at the beginning of a long, beautiful run. We’re just opening a wider span of inquiry and methodology into the application of an incredibly promising set of practices, principles using an integral frame of reference. Hundreds of educators spanning the globe have re-oriented their daily teaching practices to include an integral sensibility, and in that we can take heart. Real work on the ground has begun, and it’s just the beginning.