Press Releases

May 16, 2016 –  Lainie Liberti and Miro Siegel Deliver TEDxAmsterdamED Presentation on Worldschooling

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June 9, 2015 – Project World School Announces Cusco Retreat for International Homeschoolers, Worldschoolers

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January 30, 2015- Learning Communities for Teens Change the Meaning of International Travel

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December 10, 2014 – Project World School announces the launch of its Board of Advisors 

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Press Mentions

Project World School – Global Learning Outside The Box – With Miro & Lainie

July 25, 2016
Project World School co-founders Lainie and Miro speak with the interview series Leak Project about their unique learning program that involves hands on learning with Travel, instead of the traditional plug and play , one size fits all policy.

Ten Questions with Lainie Liberti

June 2, 2016
Project World School Co-founder Lainie Liberti, answers 10 questions about unschooling, worldschooling and learning from the world during an interview with Pam 

Unschooling: Making the World Our Classroom TEDxAmsterdamED

April 20th, 2016

Mother and son duo Lainie Liberti and Miro Siegel (16) have taken an approach to education that is beyond what many people can even imagine. They call it: Worldschooling, a form of “Un”schooling that means their family learns through travel and experience, without any traditional classrooms or curricula. Watch their talk here.

Lainie Liberti and Miro Siegel TEDxAmsterdamEducation

April, 2016

Lainie and Miro’s interview before their TEDx talk about unschooling and worldschooling. Read more here.


April, 2016

This article describes the evaluation of a temporary, immersive learning community for self-directed teen learners, Project World School (PWS), which was based on a new, pedagogical approach to learning called worldschooling. Read the paper here.

MIP Global Worldschooling w/Lainie Liberti – Podcast

August 19, 2015

Lainie & Miro have taken this philosophy to heart and are producing a series of teen oriented retreats in Latin America called Project World School…The duo describe their greatest accomplishment as the ability to participate in the world without fear… Listen to more here.

Project World School

July 21, 2015

The Project World School vision is to create temporary learning communities throughout the world as an international resource for teens and young adults to engage and participate in immersive learning communities. Read more here.

Raising Miro – A Mother-Son Duo’s Budget Travel

July 11th, 2015

Lainie Liberti and her son Miro Siegel are in their own words experiencing a global education through world travel. Read more here.

Lainie and Miro Worldschooling Family Interview – Podcast

June 22, 2015

Lainie and her son Miro are equal partners in their travels, and that’s one of the main reasons they believe it works so well. Leaving their home in Los Angeles in 2009 in what was supposed to be a 12-month journey. They knew after eight months that they wouldn’t be returning. Listen to more here.

Project World School: Breaking classroom barriers

April 13, 2015

The “unschooling” program provides teens with temporary learning communities in Cusco and the Amazon. This ground breaking project was founded by mother and son team Lainie Liberti and Miro Siegel who have been traveling and world schooling for the past five years – and they have no desire to stop any time soon. As accidental “unschoolers” they have learned more through their travel than traditional education methods could ever provide and want to offer this amazing opportunity to other world schooling teens from around the globe. –Read more here.

Bringing the World to Your Kids At Project World School

March 4, 2015

When we first heard about Project World School, we knew it was an intriguing concept and enriching travel opportunity that our frequent traveling families would want to explore. In this interview, co-founder Lainie Liberti and her son, Miro Siegel, share their story and how other families can participate in their “worldschooling” experiment on a Project World School retreat. Read more here.

Lainie Liberti, Learning Through Travel as a Family-Podcast

February 27, 2015

Lainie Liberti, Project World School Co-Founder, Life Learner Lainie Liberti is a recovering branding expert, who’s 18 year career once focused on creating campaigns for green – eco business, non-profits & conscious business. In 2008, California’s economy took a turn and Lainie decided to “be the change” instead of a victim. She and her then 9-year-old son, Miro began the process of redesigning their lives, with the dream of spending stress-free quality time together. Listen more here.

Inspiring Resources: Project World School International Retreats

February 12, 2015

Have you ever had a time when you learn about something and your gut response is, “Wow. This world is filled with amazing people. Amazing people doing amazing things.”? Enter Lainie and Miro. Every time I hear about what they are up to, that is what I’m left feeling. Today, I want to highlight one of their efforts, Project World School. Read more here.

Experiencing Community in the Andes Through the Eyes of a Teen Homeschooler

January 21, 2015

Miro Siegel, the 15 year old co-founder, and his mother  produce Project World School. And yes, while it is true that he is a co-producer of this event, he shares his experiences strictly from the perspective of an attendee, from the interesting and thought provoking activities, to the deep friendships that were developed there. –Read more here.

Worldschooling – Why a travel lifestyle led to Project World School

December 8, 2014

Laine and Miro talk about their travel lifestyle and how it led to worldschooling and ultimately Project World School on

International Living

Page 11- Multiple Income Streams Fund World-Schooling Adventure

December 2014 – Miro and Lainie Liberti are living an overseas life they love… and coming up with creative solutions to the challenges they face. Read article online here.

Worldschooling, Learning Communities & Teens

November 26, 2014

Lainie Liberti, co-founder of Project World School speaks with the Family Podcast Network about worldschooling and more in this insightful podcast interview.

Experiencing Community in the Andes Through the Eyes of a Teen Homeschooler

November, 2014

My name is Miro Siegel, a 15 year old co-founder, and my mother and I produce Project World School. And yes, while it is true that I am a co-producer of this event, I am writing this strictly from the perspective of an attendee, who had nothing but great experiences and amazing times, not only from the interesting and thought provoking activities, but from the deep friendships that were developed there. Read more here.

Lainie Liberti: Global Education Through World Travel– Podcast

November 5th, 2014

Lainie Liberti and her nine-year-old son, Miro, left the U.S. in 2009 for what was going to be a one-year adventure—and they’re still going! Continuing their slow travel through Central and South America, they allow inspiration to be their compass. Along the way they’ve taken a global approach to education, using the world as their classroom. Listen more here.

Miro’s World Schooling Adventure

June 02, 2014
For the past five years, 15-year-old Miro Siegel and his mom Lainie Liberti have been immersing themselves in international travel as an alternative form of education called world schooling, a type of unschooling. Lainie and Miro basically live a nomadic lifestyle, volunteering and naturally learning along the way, as they explore different cultures and places. The two plan on continuing their travels as long as they are both inspired to do so. Miro and Lainie now consider themselves to be “global citizens.” Read more here.

For Unschooled Teens, Learning Communities Are Critical

May 04, 2014
For many unschooled teens, the learning community becomes critical just as it begins to dwindle. Even when physical isolation isn”t a factor, finding peers who have both the time and interest in doing deep learning together is a challenge. With this in mind, we spoke to world schooler Lainie Liberti, who, along with her teenage son, Miro Siegel, has founded Project WorldSchool Perú, a series of temporary learning communities for teens.  Read more here.

Project World School

April 23, 2014
We received a mention on the Examiner written by unschooling advocate and author  Sarah McGrath.


Experiential Learning and Earning College Credit

April, 2014
Project World School Peru was mentioned on John Holt’s famous Growing with out School Blog.


2013 Unschooling Retreat in Peru

March, 2013
Project World School was interviewed for’s South America Travel section

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