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  1. 1. Please, somebody text me;<br />”Do you ALWAYS remember to wash your hands beforeeating?”<br />+358 50 5644145<br />
  2. 2. For LifelongeLearning – caseSharingAwareness™<br />Mr Tuomas Erkkilä<br />Project Manager<br />MKFC Helsinki College<br />SharingAwareness™<br />
  3. 3. ShortlyAbout My Background<br />M.Ed., mainsubjectmusiceducation<br />Administrative studies<br />Doctoralthesis ”almost” ready<br />Workingexperience as musicteacher and chiefeducation officer, permanent post in town of Nokia, Finland<br />On leave from there, working for SharingAwareness™projectsinceOct 2009<br />Project in Finland coordinated by Apuperillery<br />
  4. 4. A Map<br />
  5. 5. Another Map<br />
  6. 6. It’sAbout<br />
  7. 7. Huge Progress, So Rapidly…<br />The number of mobile users grew from 10 million in 2000 to more than 180 million in 2007. Competition among operatorsproduced a race to extend networks to cover more and more people. Coverage  increased from 4 percent of the population in 1998 to 62 percent in 2006. The widespread use of prepaid telephone service—the form of payment chosen by 97 percent of consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa—has made services accessible for the first time to low-income households.<br />(source; www.infrastructureafrica.org)<br />
  8. 8. And Now?<br />90 % population coverage this yearexpected, In Africa overall<br />
  9. 9. AntennasEverywhere, And in the Middle of Nowhere<br />
  10. 10. What Does This Mean – for LifelongeLearning?<br />A dramaticchange and hugepossibilities for;<br /><ul><li>trulyglobalcommunication – in seconds
  11. 11. completeequality in education
  12. 12. accessibility
  13. 13. distancelearning
  14. 14. enormousneed for additionalteachertraining!</li></li></ul><li>
  15. 15. On the Other Hand…<br />Mobile and callprices are western, butliving standard and incomesgenarallylow<br />Whatdoes it mean?<br />For instance, choicesbetween…<br />OR<br />
  16. 16. What is SharingAwareness™?<br />Project in healtheducation. Teachertraining workshops given in Zambia and work beginning in Ghana Feb 8th 2010 <br />Pedagogical approach; ActiveLearning<br />Working with teachers, in co-operation with local team leaders<br />Working in and for distancelearning – whatever it might be (”Distance learning is for those who find it difficult to attend classes. Distance learning means that studying is not restricted by time and place – you can study for the most part when and where it suits you." (source; www.aikuislukiot.fi)<br />Development aid<br />Managed by MKFC Stockholm College, Sweden<br />
  17. 17. For Example – eLearning in Practise<br />Shortexamplewheneducating in Ndola, Zambia<br />This is how it goes;<br />Shortdiscussion<br />Group worksactivated<br />Extra material shared<br />Presentations given<br />Recordingsmade<br />Making video and producingDVD’s – in minutes<br />-> For lifelongeLearning<br />
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  19. 19. Main Problem in Development Aid Projects<br />That they are projects – with a beginning and an END<br />How to root the work into the society, how to raise up a localcommitment – to guarantee that the work continuesregardless of the existence of foreignhelp?<br />
  20. 20. One Answer - CAP work in Ghana<br /> “In a communitywherehopeseemedlost, ourchildrenwereconstantlyill, ourmothers and wifeswerealwaystired. The communitywaspolluted, wecould not sitoutside, for mosquitoesplagued the environment.<br />Wehad given up hope. Butweneverthought that through the simple steps of SharingAwareness, wecouldchangeourcommunity!<br /> Our children are healthier, ourmothers and wifes' nowsitoutside and laugh with eachother. Our community has changed! and nowweknowifwecan, you cantoo!”<br /> By The Chief of Niliyungdo Bimbila District, Northern Ghana comments on localchanges for betterhealth and livingconditions, broughtout by the villagepeopletogether with the local MKFC CAP Team.<br />
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  22. 22. SharingAwareness – <br />activecitizenship<br />Community Action Planreducemalariabetternutrition and healthin poorest rural villages<br />MKFC<br />
  23. 23. Goal: Minimizing malaria and otherdiseasesWay: SharedAwareness new habits<br />
  24. 24. Health education in schools –project<br />What: Teachers are educated for 1) givinghealtheducation and 2) maintaininghealthinspections in schools<br />Where: In rural villages and urban areas in African countries<br />When: 2009-2012<br />In co-operation: KäymäläseuraHuussiryApuperillery<br />
  25. 25. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Supporters Total Visibility<br />eLearning & mobiles:<br />Community Action Plan<br />Participating<br />Method<br />Participation Observation<br />
  26. 26. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Supporters Total Visibility<br />Partici-<br />patingmethod<br />500-1000 people<br />
  27. 27. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Partici-<br />patingmethod<br />500-1000 people<br />
  28. 28. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Partici-<br />patingmethod<br />500-1000 people<br />
  29. 29. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Health Education<br />500-1000 people<br />
  30. 30. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Localresources + new habits <br />500-1000 people<br />
  31. 31. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Investi-gation New solutions<br />500-1000 people<br />
  32. 32. Better nutrition & health through eLearning<br />Sustainable change<br />500-1000 people<br />
  33. 33. OtherExamples of eLearning-courses in MKFC<br />eCitizen & ICDL<br />Environment and Sustainable Development<br />Tourism<br />Social Media<br />Health Care modules<br />
  34. 34. LifelongeLearning<br />People willnever be leftalone with theirchallenges<br />Our help is as close as the closest computer or mobile phone is. And not just theoretically, even in practise.<br />Flying from Finland to Zambia takesabout 24 hours, callingthere just a fewseconds.<br />Flyingtherecostsabout<br />1100 euros, usingskypepracticallynothing.<br />
  35. 35. SharingAwareness™ - Making it in practise<br />Dividing us in groups; <br />a) Short video using mobile cameras – to be placed in sharingawarenessYouTube<br />b) Txtmessages – first to me, then to Zambia and Ghana<br />c) Twitter – you cando it by yourself<br />d) E-Mails<br />Please, choose your preference<br />
  36. 36. Instructions<br />Please, select the method of Your message with a pair<br />I have 20 Handbooks with me, somehelpmay be foundthere. Maybe not everybodyneedsone. <br />Please make a note (question, answers, regards, supports)<br />by a short video, with question and answers<br />by a couple of txtmessages or twitter<br />By E-mails<br />By facebook<br />And send to (eithertuomas@mkfc.se; txt +358 50 5644145 or twitter/facebook/YouTubenamed ”apuperille” <br />I willplacethem to theseplaces and you will be able to seeafterwordshow the work is going. Register if you like. It’s up to you. <br />
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  38. 38. This was a descripition of ourbattlefor human rights for lifelonglearning. <br />To happen not only in ourlives and for ourincreasingknowledge, butalso in developing areas for savingmore and morelives from completelyneedlessdeaths. <br />THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!<br />Contacts; <br />tuomas@mkfc.se;<br />sharingawareness@gmail.com; <br />+358 50 5644145 <br />skype; ”sharingawareness”<br />