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Pioneer Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning lessons for Co-operation & Education – Saturday 12th November 2022 – online

We now have a new date. Thanks for your patience. It will be worth the wait.  Why does Owen still offer so much for 21st century co-operators? Register free here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/robert-owens-impact-learning-lessons-for-co-operation-and-education-tickets-398856910757  Welcome and chair: Mick Antoniw Labour & Co-operative MS … Continue reading

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Robert Owen’s Coop Legacy: Community Wealth Building – slides used by Neil McInroy on 14 May 2022

Robert Owen – Neil McInroy

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Message to attendees of Pioneer Robert Owen’s Impact Learning lessons for co-operation & education – postponement till Autumn

We are very sorry to inform you that Chris Williams, our speaker, has just tested positive for Covid having been unwell for the last few days. In the circumstances we have decided to postpone his 2nd July 2022 talk. Chris … Continue reading

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Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning lessons for Co-operation and Education

Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning lessons for Co-operation and Education   Register for this free event:- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pioneer-robert-owens-impact-learning-lessons-for-co-operation-education-tickets-318910819847  Saturday July 2nd 09.55 – 10.00 – 11.10 am Welcome: Mick Antoniw Labour & Co-operative MS for Pontypridd, Counsel General for Wales https://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Mick Antoniw … Continue reading

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Explore the roots of Community Wealth Building / Foundational Economy a quarter of a millennium after his birth. Free online event ‘Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning lessons for co-operation and education’

Explore the roots of Community Wealth Building / Foundational Economy a quarter of a millennium after his birth. Free online event ‘Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning lessons for co-operation and education’ with Prof. Chris Williams, University College Cork, Cork. Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pioneer-robert-owens-impact-learning-lessons-for-co-operation-education-tickets-318910819847  A … Continue reading

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Pioneer Robert Owen’s Impact: Learning Lessons for Co-operation & Education

FREE ONLINE EVENT: Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 Download the event programme (English, pdf) | Lawrlwythwch rhaglen y digwyddiad (Cymraeg, pdf) Register for your FREE ticket on Eventbrite. Lecture: ‘Robert Owen & co-operation’ by Prof Chris Williams with audience’s contributions to … Continue reading

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Those who opt to make history and change the course of events

“Those who opt to make history and change the course of events themselves have an advantage over those who decide to wait passively for the results of the change.” – Father José María Arizmendiarrieta

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Building on Robert Owen’s Co-operative Legacy

FREE ONLINE EVENT: Saturday 14th May 2022: 9.55-12.05 Download the Programme (English, pdf) | Lawrlwythwch y Rhaglen (Cymraeg, pdf) To reserve your FREE ticket to this Zoom Online event, please register here

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A CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM FOR A CO-OPERATIVE WALES? A Community of Enquiry Report April 8, 2017

A CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM FOR A CO-OPERATIVE WALES? Summary The Welsh word ‘dysgu’ means both teaching and learning. This underlines the fact that learning should not be something handed down from teacher to pupil. It should be a collaborative effort … Continue reading

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Best wishes / New Year Greetings from Co-ops & Mutuals Wales with our favourite quote from Joe Reeves

Joseph (Joe) Reeves was born on 28 January 1888 in Camberwell, London. His childhood was impoverished and he left school at 13. He was a conscientious objector during World War I.  Joe was Education Secretary of the Royal Arsenal Co-operative … Continue reading

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Civic society ambition for a Community Bank in Wales supported by Monmouthshire BS & Welsh Government

https://gov.wales/economy-minister-sets-out-plans-banc-cambria-wales-new-community-bank Welsh Government statement issued today. Excellent cross-party support for Monmouthshire Building Society backing a civic society mutual intiative for a community bank – long in the making in Wales. Many more miles to travel. Mutuals are member controlled. If … Continue reading

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Coop identity, culture & heritage session International Co-operative Alliance, Seoul, World Co-op Congress, 1 December 2021

As part of Congress’s first key theme, Examining Our Co-operative Identity, delegates gathered on the afternoon of 1 December in Seoul and online to discuss cooperative and cultural heritage. In 2016, UNESCO formally recognised cooperatives as an Intangible Cultural Heritage … Continue reading

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Robert Owen – One of Wales’s greatest political icons

https://www.thenational.wales/news/19737010.robert-owen—one-waless-greatest-political-icons/ 

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Why do we know so little about a man whose work is revered across the world?

Francis Jones explores the life and work of Welsh businessman and social reformer Robert Owen: why do we know so little about a man whose work is revered across the world? https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000z4vj The radio programme is on this evening, 31st … Continue reading

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Co-operative Education – the crucial role of embedding the spirit of co-operation in all that we do

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Anu Puusa ~ The Case for Co-ops, the Invisible Giant of the Economy

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‘Ways to Mark Robert Owen’s Anniversary’ Q&A | Chair: Jeremy Miles, MS Labour – Co-op, Neath

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Co-op Learning & Methods in Schools| Dr Sara Vicari |Chair: Jeremy Miles, MS Labour – Co-op, Neath

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Robert Owen & History of Co-op Movement in Wales| Siân Williams|Chair: Jeremy Miles, MS Labour-Co-op

 

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Robert Owen & History of Co-op Movement in Wales|Dr Liz McIvor|Chris Hall, C&MW introduces the Chair Jeremy Miles MS

 

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