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Cooperative Teaching
A collection of thoughts, ideas and inspiration around the concept of cooperative teaching - groups of teachers getting together to pool resources, expand work opportunities and generally take control of their professional and economic development.
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Co-op Bank scrambles to convince customers its ethical stance will survive

Co-op Bank scrambles to convince customers its ethical stance will survive | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
One of several recent articles on the co-op bank crisis. The Guardian's take on the story blames the failure of the bank to adhere to cooperative principles ....
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The Co-operative Bank bail-in means little – we need real mutuals

The Co-operative Bank bail-in means little – we need real mutuals | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
Tony Greenham: The bank remains a good ethical option for consumers but true co-operatives would create a more healthy banking diversity
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A teaching co-operative

A teaching co-operative | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
I find the idea of Crowdsourcing extremely interesting and it has definitely come into its own due to the crisis. As tuition fees soar, ELT salaries remain stable or decrease, people get fired left...
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Phil Wade on point again!

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ELT on a shoestring/sustainable teaching

ELT on a shoestring/sustainable teaching | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
  We're in cost-conscious times dear friends. We, our bosses, our schools, our students all of us need to tighten our belts. This means cheaper courses, no pay raises, even cuts and less budge...
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Some good reasons to start a coop!

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The Bridge School - Home

The Bridge School - Home | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
The Bridge School is a cooperative school that provides an education rich in exploration, community, connecting to nature and interdisciplinary learning.
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An example of an elementary school run as a cooperative between parents and teachers.

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Co-op Bank: mutual friends

Co-op Bank: mutual friends | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
Editorial: With reported losses of £709m, the mutual bank suffered because it behaved like any other high-street bank
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Toolbox for Education & Social Action » Teach-in.coop

Toolbox for Education & Social Action » Teach-in.coop | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
The Cooperative Teach-In was a nation-wide initiative focused on engaging college, university, and other campuses on cooperatives and how cooperatives can positively change local and global communities from July 2011 through December 2012.
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Not exactly cooperative education, but a very interesting education project about cooperatives!

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Costs of setting up a school

Costs of setting up a school | Cooperative Teaching | Scoop.it
I have a few friends who've recently set up schools and it's amazing how much it costs. I'm talking about overheads and desks but all the other small stuff. Then add on the continual costs and it g...
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