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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

Pledge “learningexchange”

"I will start a free web service that matches teachers and learners but only if 4 other local people will join me at a dinner to talk about the idea and consider helping out."

— Forest Gregg, resident of Oxford

Deadline to sign up by: 21st November 2005
4 people signed up

Country: United Kingdom
Place: Oxford (view map)

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Even in an educational center like Oxford, there is hunger for learning that is going unfed. For many interests, our institutions either do not offer appropriate curriculum or do so on terms that are too expensive or otherwise inappropriate for the learner.

However, knowledge exists outside of instutions, and individuals can assume the responsibility to teach, learn, or share their skills, knowledge, and interests.

By providing a free referral service, we can make the resources of the community accessible to itself: from car repair, to languages, to circus arts.

Similar services have been succesful in from Chicago to rural India.

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Forest Gregg, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Alix Rule
  • Ian Bellchambers
  • James Womack
  • Hugh Wallace

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