How to innovate in education to achieve the SDGs?
This discussion aims to explore the implications of the recently published Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for project holders and entrepreneurs working in the field of education.
From empowering students to become global citizens, to raising awareness of the role school plays in this new agenda, join us in this conversation about addressing global challenges with local solutions.
Highlights of the session :
Adriana Balducci 20sec :
We are organizing this conversation today to discuss about the recently launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the implications of these goals for project holders and entrepreneurs working in the field of education.
1. Recognition of different actors in the definition and execution of these goals means the SDGs have been created in a more bottom-up manner. Innovation and entrepreneurship play this time a more important role.
2. Education as a goal has a broader understanding, now it is not only access but quality what matters
3. Goals are more complex and interrelated; we cannot work on one without thinking on the others.
Michael: as this global community that works with learners on the worlds’ greatest challenges, how do you empower your students to prepare them for real-life challenges, such as those established by the SDGs? - 6min37s
Boris: Your model claims to be practical, relevant and student-centered. What are your recommendations to better align curriculum to real-world issues? - 10min31s
Michel: From your experience, what role do schools have to play, now more than ever, to prepare students for global challenges? - 14min36s
Boris: Your project claims to have a very practical component. If you look at the SDGs, to what extent do they reflect the challenges on the ground? Should there be other priorities in the agenda? - 24min48s
Michel: Still focusing on goal four and the complexity of guaranteeing access and quality of education. What is in your opinion the role technology can play in facilitating this process? - 28min30s
Final question to all: One of the biggest challenges of the development goals is to measure failure and success. How could you measure in 15 years time the successes and failures of the SDGs within the context of your project? - 33min11s