s January 2017 – Lingophant

Bringing people together

by Alexander • January 8, 2017

“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” This quote from book “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” by Paolo Freire. My favourite […]


Social Business, what does that mean?

by Alexander • January 6, 2017

  Many years ago in High School in Vienna, before I moved to begin my studies in Amsterdam, we were introduced to the thoughts of Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank. Recently, I started reading some excerpts from his work and can strongly identify with his ideals. The quote that currently catches my interest is: “I’m encouraging […]