"If we want people to change the world and inspire others, we must first inspire them"
Rafael Parente, Brazilian educator and researcher, tells the story of launching a new open education platform, Educopédia, in Rio de Janiero. The challenges and successes of the program, and how it changed one boy's life. According to Rafael innovation, inspiration, and infrastructure are the 3 keys for rethinking education. Interesting ideas, in particular that inspiration is absolutely crucial in achieving or pursuing any goal. We believe that without inspiration there is no sense of belonging, and without sense of belonging there is no sense of community or sense of self, both required to add a fundamental layer of meaning and motivation to all we do.