Design and Arts education cannot continue to be dictated by a market driven agenda, nor can independent critical thought sustain the gradual debasement of value by the university. The School of Speculation is a nomadic design school, traveling between schools and existing pedagogical institutions to form a new model of affordable, independent and critical thought.

︎ The State of British Arts Education

︎ 01 Design and Architecture should interrogate, confront and challenge the status quo

︎ 02 Design and Architecture must be free in order to achieve accessibility

︎ 03 An alternative to the higher educational model must be found

︎ 04+ The Future SOS

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The Future SOS

SOS is founded on its future ambition to provide a multitude of truly affordable critical design courses, offering students a range of durations that suit their commitments and aspirations. SOS will work toward a sustainable financial model that allows it to operate year-round.

SOS will continue to develop its relationships with institutional partners, always with the aim to providing students with the best learning environments. SOS will continue to expand its network of funders and contributors.

Recontextualising Decontextualising Dagenham (2018). Ryan Cook (SOS_19 Guest Tutor).