People for Educational Participation (PEP) NewsletterPublisher: People for Educational Participation, Ottawa, Canada
Year Published: 1977
Price: $2.00 (annual)
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX281
Newsletter reports on projects aimed at improving or developing alternatives to the current educational system.
Abstract: PEP is a group of Ottawa citizens concerned about finding ways for people of all ages to plan their own educational programs. Member engage in a variety of projects related to this goal: some try to make the school system more responsive to individual needs; others are more interested in society along Ivan Illich lines. This newsletter following projects which have undertaken Exchange -- distribution of ads by people's wish - or to learn any subject or skill; 2) Learn-publication of a directory of 500 local willing to give children information on how their business operates; 3) Storefront Learning -- demonstration of specific learning skills at a variety of local shopping centres; 4) Learning Fair -- here over fifty local groups establish informatin tables and demonstrations for the public; 5) Learning Centre -- a resource centre with books and materials related to alternatives in education. There is some theoretical material, and people outside Ottawa who are interested in adopting such projects to their own community's needs might find the newsletter interesting.