Presentation for 2012 Conference: Engaging Youth in Tomorrows Challenges

Name and Title 
Laurence Peters, Coordinator


Organisation Name

Edusolutions123

 

Country from Which You Will Present
USA


Language in Which You Will Present
English 


Target Audience 
Learners of all ages, primary & secondary school educators, post secondary research students & university faculty.


Short Session Description
How to engage students in tomorrows' world challenges

 

Full Session Description
The UN Is a complex organization that most people know only superficially. The UN allows  students to decenter and take on roles that demand they gain a new set of lenses to examine world problems with. Most people are familiar with the UN General Assembly or Model UN role playing exercise. However there are some critical other role playing exercises that involve teams of students projecting themselves into the future and working out roles for themselves in a variety of UN organizations that involve solving the 20 global problems and 20 years to solve them that J, Rischard has set out in his book of the same name among other exercises.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session


http://www.nais.org/Articles/Pages/Challenge-20-20-Twenty-Global-Pr..., www.laurencepeters.com,http://www.unanca.org/

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