There are many influences on our work. Below is a selection of them that we use in presentations. If you are interested in widening access to education, with and without technology, you might find the short commentary and links useful.

Influnces
Some of the many influences on our work

A short commentary followed by some useful links:

Uk Gov Literacy statistics:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/36000/12-p168-2011-skills-for-life-survey.pdf
EU Literacy
http://ec.europa.eu/assets/eac/education/policy/school/doc/literacy-report_en.pdf
Teaching as a Design Science Diane Laurillard
https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780203125083
Sir John Daniels
Making Sense of Blended Learning: Treasuring an Older Tradition or Finding a Better Future?
Lessons from the History of Online and Distance Learning:
Simple Concepts to Guide us into the Future

Don Clark ISD (Instructional Systems Design)
http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/hrd/sat.html
ADDIE
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADDIE_Model
Éttienne Wenger boundary objects and Communities of Practice
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-84996-133-2_8
Norm Friesen – The Lecture and the Textbook
https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/title/textbook-and-lecture
Paulo Freire
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paulo_Freire
Design X
Freidman, K. et al (2014) DesignX: A Future Path for Design. Available at https://jnd.org/designx_a_future_path_for_design/
Michael Hardt & Tony Negri
Hardt, M., Negri, A. (2017) Assembly. Oxford University Press.
John Amos Comenius
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Amos_Comenius
Enid Mumford
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enid_Mumford
Bloom’s 2 sigma problem
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloom%27s_2_sigma_problem
Ezio Manzini
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ezio_Manzini
Peter Senge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Senge
Paul Mason
https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/188/188551/postcapitalism/9780141975290.html
Frugal innovation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frugal_innovation
Systems theory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_theory
Haptic activity and learning
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/were-only-human/ink-on-paper-some-notes-on-note-taking.html
Mueller, P. A., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (in press). The pen is mightier than the keyboard: Advantages of longhand over laptop note-taking. Psychological Science.
Louise Michel
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Michel