Unconditional Teaching

a living manifesto for healthier relationships in education

Tag: Student-teacher relationship

Podcast: The Empathetic Online Classroom

Katharina Pietsch | 11 Feb 2021 | 1 comment

In this episode Tyll talks about a five-day block seminar that he taught in July 2020 entitled “Owning Your Position: Critical Argumentation Skills for Scholars of Culture” in which he and the students created a very supportive, empathetic classroom atmosphere.

First Aid in Mental Health: 3 things you can do to help your students and colleagues

Jessica Koch | 11 Aug 2020

How can we administer first aid in mental health emergencies if we feel that engaging with people (and often strangers) in distress is putting our own mental well-being at risk?

The discourse of wasted potential – a critique

Jessica Koch | 14 Jan 2020 | 2 comments

The discourse of wasted potential is omnipresent but it may be a harmful way of speaking about ourselves, relating to others, and thinking about our or others' accomplishments.