Links to Tools & Organs
Sites / links to organisations doing popular education.
Most of these have free down-loadable materials.
The Change Agency is an independent social movement education initiative.
For over 20 years, Training for Change has provided activist training for groups standing up for social, economic, and environmental justice
TRAPESE stands for ‘Taking Radical Action through Popular Education and Sustainable Everything!’
Our work involves interactive workshops, games, films, trainings, and action/campaign planning sessions. We also produce resources and write on various issues.
Great materials on health related subjects with a popular education point of view. Publishers of the legendary ‘Helping Health Workers Learn’, compendium to ‘Where there is no doctor’.
This is a programme designed for community workers / activists, run at the Grail Centre in Kleinmond, Western Cape
On this site you find publications from JASS work that deal with popular education in different ways. Including Making Change Happen: Power, and Making Change Happen: Citizen Engagement and Global Economic Power
Connecting popular and community educators and activists to resources to improve their educational work
Popular education, participatory research and cultural work. Highlander has an extensive archive for research.
The “Catalyst Centre One-Stop Pop-Ed Shop Worker Co-op” is a collective of educators committed to democratic, social justice education and community development
Useful links to information (such as food security), resources, events.
For example, ‘Edlib Lab is an online “laboratory” for finding, discussing and developing social justice teaching materials.’
A forum for grassroots mobilisation’ – useful articles, links and information on the use of social media
“A site is for anyone with an interest in education as a tool for radical social change.”
"Popular Education in the College Classtroom" (Section 4 of The Making of a Popular Educator by Larry Olds)
Counting Our Victories Popular Education and Community Organizing by Denise Nadeau
A Popular Education Handbook by Rick Arnold and Bev Burke
A New Weave: popular education in canada and central America by Ric Arnold, Deborah Barndt, and Bev Burke
Naming the Moment Political Analysis for Action - A Manual for Community Groups by Deborah Barndt with Carlos Freire, Illustrator.
Ready for Action: A Popular Theatre Popular Education Manual by Jennifer Anderson, Jennifer Michol, Joshua Silverberg.
Getting the Community Into the Act: 72 Participatory Activities for Field Workers and Trainers Prepared by Pat Ellis
Southerners On New Ground (SONG): LGBT&Q resources:
Community Empowerment Collective
Handbook for mobilisers
toolkit on community-based monitoring
activity on knowledge-production
Planning Educational Activities with Eight Overlapping and Interlock Popular Education Principles
improving presentation and lectures
HIV/AIDS stigma popular education manual