Welcome to our very first newsletter. Since The Center for Systems Awareness launched its new website in July 2019, the work of bringing Compassionate Systems leadership to the world has grown massively, and we would like to give you just a tiny taste of all the exciting happenings around the planet. The website itself serves…

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The Schwab Foundation, which has been a key organizing body behind the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos for the past thirty years, has, for the past decade, begun to emphasize social entrepreneurship. Beginning this year they have broadened beyond identifying leading individual social entrepreneurs to focus on the larger “social innovation ecosystem,” which…

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It is becoming more and more evident that the leadership of young people will be critical as our societies wrestle with our globe’s deepest problems. We believe that developing this leadership is now a critical mandate of education. With this in mind, it has been exciting to watch this process start to take root in…

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The British School of Jakarta (BSJ), a prestigious International Baccalareaute anchor school, hosted over 60 educators from Southeast Asia for the first regional Introduction to Compassionate Systems workshop on December 9-11, 2019 led by Mette and Peter. The workshop grew out of over a year of building capacity within BSJ and their wanting to engage…

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We are excited to share a newly published research report on our work with the California Department of Education published by Dr. Diane Friedlaender of Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) at Stanford University. The report captures the systems awareness approach and practices implemented within the California Department of Education’s Expanded Learning Division…

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This clip explores educationalist Carol Dweck’s celebrated work on mindset and the concept of praise.   While of critical interest to educators and parents, the wider implications for her research are fascinating to consider. The video is part of the long running RSA Animate series, featuring highly thought provoking and engaging animations on transformative ideas.…

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British School Jakarta (BSJ) is delighted to host Professor Mette Miriam Boell, Research Affiliate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Jane Drake, Head of Curriculum Innovation and Alignment for the IB. BSJ will facilitate a week of workshops under the theme Compassionate Systems for Schools and Organizations. Teachers, Head of Faculties, staff, and student…

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