“Freedom means doing what you like, as long as you don’t interfere with the freedom of others”
Alexander S. Neill
Libertarian educator, liberationist, founder of the Summerhill School.
“Freedom doesn’t consist of the ability to do whatever you wish, but what you should not.”
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Philosopher, writer and thinker of the Enlightenment.
“By teaching others, we are learning ourselves.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Roman writer and rhetorician.
“Listen and you will forget, look and you will remember, do and you will understand”.
Ancient thinker and philosopher of China.
“The goal of the school should always be the education of a harmonious personality, and not a specialist.”
Theoretical physicist, Nobel Prize winner in physics, public figure and humanist.
"The ability to learn is a gift, learning success is a skill, willingness to learn is a choice."
American science fiction writer.
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warmth, comfort and trust, complemented by a variety of items and play materials. An immense world organized in space and time, consisting of kind, loving people who are curious to explore, invent, create and learn about the surrounding world and about themselves.
activities, materials, objects, forms and states. Spaces such as a library, workshop, laboratory, theater, gallery and others enable a person to choose, test and use their abilities, stimulate their independence, initiative, curiosity and creativity. The choice contributes to the establishment and approval of a sense of self-confidence.
in which participants, on their own (or with the help of those whom they choose), will make decisions about what they do and why to express their own thoughts and opinions, formulate interests, be aware of their capabilities, make decisions, understand themselves, their place in the world and help each other. They will do what they want to, without restricting the freedom of another person.
WIDE CHOICE OF
MISSION OF OUR SCHOOL:
EDUCATION WITH FREEDOM!
- studying at the IZUM School is an alternative to formal education - First of all, this is an interesting life, finding tools for interacting with reality, exploring the world around you and yourself in this world. Feeling and understanding that: “I do not live in vain!”. - absolutely everyone in the IZUM School will retain curiosity about everything around, learn to choose, interact with reality in different forms, acquire different skills and move forward.
- no need to look for a “decent” kindergarten, then a “decent” school, and after that - additional workshops and studios. - the IZUM school provides a full cycle of education, which includes pre-school education, preparation, strong primary and secondary (basic) school STAGES, additional education and areas of interest - an additional option is offered: rest during the holidays in the city and country camps - international youth projects under the ERASMUS + training program are integrated into the school curriculum
- It is an experiment in creating a new model of a modern space for learning, in which all formats, approaches, methods and teaching techniques are closely connected - A space in which we can combine our 30 years of experience working with children and youth in the areas of non-formal education (interest activities, organizing urban and suburban recreation, project activities, adult education). - A great opportunity to create a space that inspires, that helps people gain self-esteem and a sense of confidence in their interests - Yet another opportunity to teach people to interact with each other and prepare them for what the aspire to achieve in later life
For a student:
For the family:
WHY DO YOU NEED IZUM SCHOOL?
To create a space for people, in which the main thing is not education, but personal development, where people can be truly free and happy.
VISION OF OUR SCHOOL:
UNTYPICALITY OF THE SCHOOL:
NO bells ring, no one is in a hurry, everyone knows when and where to go and why.
DO NOT scold and DO NOT condemn for mistakes they are helped to disassemble and put into the “box” of experience Informal approach to learning informal/alternative learning
NOT graded on a scale of 5 for the work done (verbal assessment will be used until grade 6)
NO age of admission to school at 7, but from the age of 4
NO homework there is simply no time to do it, because after the school day it is time for IZUM huvikool hobby classes and participation in IZUM youth club projects, and during the holidays rest in the IZUM laager camp
NOT in classrooms, but in spaces, learning takes place in the environment in which a person is comfortable
There is NO comparison with the successes of others, there are only your own victories and achievements
NOT just one, but three languages are used to provide education: Russian, Estonian and English
"When a HUMAN is free, they become self-confident. And then they can do everything.
Reason №1 – learning in different languages. We offer a trilingual education system. Training will be in: Russian, Estonian and English.
Reason №2 - a full cycle of education from 4 to 16 years. The family does NOT need to look for a “decent” kindergarten, then a “decent” school, and then additional clubs and studios. The IZUM school provides a full cycle of education, which includes pre-school education, preparation, strong primary and secondary (basic) STAGES, additional education and a field of interest. The training program is designed for children from 4 to 16 years old.
Reason №3 - we are relevant and modern. We learn and grow together. All participants of the process are at the same level, in equal conditions, equal. It is a process of research, information retrieval, knowledge and discovery in close interaction with the educational institution, family, the world around, trends, progress and time.
Reason №4 - Personal Development Every PERSON is an individual. IZUM has created a safe environment for personal development.
Reason №5 - IZUM has an interesting out-of-school program Our students are NOT obsessed with only studying. They have the opportunity to do more than just study. Workshops, studios, hobby clubs, projects are offered within the framework of youth and hobby activities. Resting opportunities in city, country or project camps during vacation time. Modular education at the "Forest School" at the recreation center Tammispea puhkeküla
Reason number №6 - at IZUM we design the educational process together. Our education will help to obtain the necessary competencies for life and knowledge for further education.
6 REASONS TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO IZUM SCHOOL
MISSION + VALUES + VISION =
VALUE OF THE PERSON We believe that each person is unique and has the right to their own opinion, a unique approach to learning and their own individual development path.
EQUALITY We respect equality, as all people are equal before the law, and no one should be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, nationality or CD religion.
COOPERATION We create a space for cooperation between all participants of the process in an equal way.
OPENNESS AND TRUST We create a safe and trusting environment where participants are free to express their thoughts and feelings.
INDEPENDENCE AND RESPONSIBILITY We help participants develop their independence and responsibility for their actions.
DEVELOPMENT OF CREATIVITY We practice a creative approach to learning and create conditions for the development of creative abilities.
RESPECT FOR OTHER CULTURES AND OPINIONS We respect other cultures and opinions, create a harmonious and mutually understanding environment.
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WAIT FOR THE TIME TO FINALLY GO TO SCHOOL
PARTICIPATE IN THE OPTION THAT THEY CHOOSE TO LEARN