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We nurture brilliant minds Who still dare to think differently and creatively.
In the face of this deep systemic crisis we live in,
we help children and students with the support they need to develop their own ideas and solutions.
How Big Would You Dream, If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?
Our Unique and Multi-Award-Winning Methodology:
In 1 Academic Year:
WE INVITE STUDENTS TO DREAM BIG !
TO UNDERSTAND THAT THEIR IDEAS MATTER AND CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE !
WE TEACH THEM HOW TO BRING THEIR AMAZING IDEAS TO LIFE.
(re-)Builds Creative Confidence
Removing fear of the messy unknown, fear of being judged, fear of the first step, fear of losing control, and replacing them with confidence in their own ideas, and the know-how to bring them to life.
Improves Education using
Using Project-Based Learning as an Authentic Learning tool to innovate education from within (the rigid system) and elevate students’ academic success.
Addresses Its Exigent
Redefining the definition of success by building a global community of change-makers, ready to improve their lives, their communities, their countries,
and the world at large.
Is Endorsed By (A.o.)
Harvard Graduate School of Education
“Wherever MyMachine chooses to go next, it is our hope that these three intangible outcomes—cultivating wonder, joy, and a sense of community—remain central to its mission.”
Edward P. Clapp,
Harvard Graduate School of Education
“In MyMachine, students learn that they can also contribute to society, rather than just be a consumer of it.”
Angela HaYDEL Debarger,
William + Flora HEwlett Foundation
“Because the children really are the “bosses,” MyMachine can teach us a lot about how to foster student growth in disciplinary practices, problem-solving, social and emotional learning, and creativity.“
Tom Vander Ark,
“MyMachine is the kind of methodology that gives young people confidence in complexity, initiative in opportunity and awareness in diversity.”
The New York Academy of Sciences
“By engaging children’s imaginations and encouraging all members of the education community to share in their innocence, curiosity, and capacity to dream, MyMachine inspires a love of learning that will serve participants for life.”
Reimagine Education (‘the oscars of education’)
“Reimagine Education highlights the world’s best educational innovators revolutionising teaching, learning & employability. Those who come out on top -like MyMachine- have demonstrated innovation, versatility, and effectiveness in promoting impactful, collaboration-based pedagogical approaches.“
Founder and creative director HundrED
“Spreading innovations such as MyMachine across borders can be a gamechanger for education, worldwide. We will continue to encourage as many stakeholders as possible including schools, educators, administrators, students and organizations to get involved so that we can work towards a positive future.”
Geraldine De Fazio,
Head of Learning, Strategy & Innovation Montcrest school
“One of the coolest global movements inspiring creative minds. The joy MyMachine brings to our learners is priceless.“
Sir Richard Branson
“Love this concept – giving youngsters a way to work together and bring their dreams to life.”
Sir Ken Robinson
“We need inspirational, practical examples of the vitality of creativity, the dynamics of collaboration and the power of possibility. That’s exactly what you’ll find in this inspiring account of the work of MyMachine.“
Blue Book Trainee at European Commission
“MyMachine changes education in a way that brings out the best in absolutely everyone. I hope that the concept and the approach that MyMachine has, is brought sooner than later, into our main assumptions about what education should be.“
AGORIA TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
“Companies need skilled and creative talents not afraid of taking on groundbreaking ideas and turning them into tangible new products and services. Students participating in MyMachine learn that every idea matters if they want to contribute to innovation. And they learn to do so through collaboration and by respecting each other’s talents. Exactly like they will need to do in their future jobs.“
We Are A Global Network
Through our growing global network, partners can share ideas and innovations across borders and adapt promising ideas in their own countries.
WIth Global Impact
> 1.53 Million
> 25,000 BIG Ideas
AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS
• GOOD DESIGN AWARD KOREA – SOCIAL IMPACT 2023 Winner
• GOOD DESIGN AWARD KOREA – EDUCATION SERVICE DESIGN 2023 Winner
• TECH EDUCATION INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR — Corporate LIveWire Innovation & excellence Award Winner 2023
• AUSTRALIAN GOOD DESIGN AWARD – SOCIAL IMPACT 2023 WINNER
• AUSTRALIAN GOOD DESIGN AWARD – EDUCATION SERVICE DESIGN 2023 WINNER
• INDUCTED IN THE HUNDRED – HALL OF FAME
• EdTech Digest – Global Leader Award 2023
• REIMAGINE EDUCATION – SILVER AWARD 2023
• HUNDRED – INNOVATOR 2023
• UNITED NATIONS – WORLD SUMMIT AWARD 2009
• IXDA-INTERACTION DESIGN AWARD SHORTLIST 2022
• HUNDRED – INNOVATOR 2022
• FAST COMPANY – WORLD CHANGING IDEAS 2021
• HUNDRED – INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR 2021
• HUNDRED & LEGO FOUNDATION – GLOBAL LIST 20
• BEST IN FOSTERING CREATIVITY
• HUNDRED – INNOVATOR 2021
• HUNDRED – INNOVATOR 2020
• REIMAGINE EDUCATION – PRESENCE LEARNING: GOLD WINNER 2018
• THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
• HARVARD – GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
• LERN – AWARD 2015
• Unesco Chair on Open Education Resources
• AGORIA INTERNATIONAL – TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
• DESIGNMANAGEMENT EUROPE AWARD
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it is building a better future together!
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MyMachine Global Foundation
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Piet Grymonprez, Co-Founder & Managing Director
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