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Be part of an incredible opportunity for students to engage in authentic learning by enacting change within a global context: ITU Telecom, an organization which facilitates global events for governments and industry leaders on behalf of the United Nations, is holding a World Event in Geneva at the end of October. The World Event is an opportunity for participants to think about and develop manifestos for change, using telecommunications technology, which address a range of global issues, from poverty to climate change and free access to education.
This year 10 000 students from around the world are invited to participate virtually in a project to design innovations which will help change the lives of others and address the following issues:
Read more about how your student can participate or view some of the amazing infographics, such as this interactive map which shows the relationship between global development and poverty in the last 200 years and think about how these can be shared with your school community.
Please let us know if your students participate. We'd love to celebrate NZ students' efforts to make a difference globally.
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