Oleg Muromtsev is a physicist from Saint Petersburg, who turned his passion for education, music, and community organising work into beautiful projects that change lives. Oleg co-founded Metaversity - a self-directed, community-powered learning platform, focused on the holistic understanding of human nature. Listen to this episode to discover a detailed model for organising and assessing self-directed learning programs, a story of coliving spaces in Saint Petersburg and a charming Russian storytelling accent.
Sarah Bradley and Alan Webb are the co-founders and core facilitators at OpenMasters.org - a platform for community-powered and self-declared master degrees. It's an unconventional education you design for yourself around a vision of the person you want to become.
On this episode, we discuss community approaches to learning, liberation, the knowledge of self, offloading the mind of a teacher, the value of unmeasurable learning and we play the future of education through the eyes of 2 imaginary progressive policymakers.