I took part in a panel session at the Apply Serious Games 08 event in London last week. One of my co-panelists was Paul Miller of The School of Everything. I’d not previously heard of these guys but was dead impressed by the elegant simplicity of their business.
In essence ‘Everything’ act as a brokerage between people who want to learn (anything) and people who are able to teach (something). To quote from their web site:
“Our goal is to do for education what YouTube has done for television, or what eBay did for retail: to open up a huge and fertile space between the professional and the amateur. A space where people teach what they know and learn what they don’t.”
Read more at: http://www.schoolofeverything.com/about/vision
For a very simple explantion view the image below.