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Announcement: QUESTion Project Receives $1 Million from Fetzer Institute to Advance SEL Curriculum

May 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

The Open Future Institute (OFI) announces it has received $1 million from the Fetzer Institute to build out its QUESTion Project, an evidence-based social-emotional curriculum that empowers students to develop their own identity, strengthen [...]

Why are we here? Getting to grips with the QUESTion Project

January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, News|

3rd Space, a media platform in Europe, interviews the co-founders of the QUESTion Project. 3rd Space was created in response to the many crises we face, to explore alternative perspectives from writers and visionaries [...]

Stanford University Researchers Begin QUESTion Class Impact Study

February 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, News|

Open Future Institute is honored to announce that Dr. William Damon, Director of Stanford University Center on Adolescence, and Dr. Heather Malin, Director of Research, have begun to conduct a 16-month impact study of the [...]

The QUESTion Class’ Lasting Impact

Recently, alumni students of The Open Future Institute’s QUESTion Class and Mitchell Rabin, the founder, President, and CEO of A Better World Promotions and Media held an open roundtable discussion to discuss their experience in [...]

An Exciting Year Of Shared Learning

The 2019-2020 school year is upon us and with the new school year the Open Future Institute is welcoming new and exciting partnerships and opportunities! We are honored to now host the QUESTion Class [...]

Notes on Fearlessness from Marlene:.

Marlene is a freshman at one of the high schools offering the QUESTion Class. At the end of the Fearlessness pillar, she wrote these answers in response to some questions that her teacher posed. It [...]

Evolution and Culture

By Gerard Senehi   "Evolution is a light illuminating all facts, a curve that all lines must follow." -- Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man The word evolution is popping up everywhere these days. [...]

The Evolution of Agency

Why you might never look at babies…and aging in the same way By Gerard Senehi   My wife and I went to visit dear friends and spent some time with their 8 months old son, [...]

The Evolution of Freedom

By Gerard Senehi   Eleanor Roosevelt famously said: “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility.” Dear Eleanor, did you really mean responsibility? Doesn’t freedom mean that I am no [...]