Education Powerpoint by Barbie Alex and SherryPresentation Transcript
Universal Education for All [: A Global Issue By Barbie Chung, Alex Andresen, Sherry He
HOW AND WHY THIS ISSUE AFFECTS THE WORLD BACKGROUND http://www.sephardicstudies.org/images/classroom.jpg
Why does it matter?-Moral Reasons
Another Moral Reason We have enough money and resources: Less than one percent of what the world spent each year on weapons was needed to put every child into school by the year 2000 Shah, Anup. “Poverty Facts and Stats.” Global Issues. 24 Nov 2006. 21 Jan 2008 < http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Facts.asp>.
Why does it matter?-Connections with Other Global Issues
Education and Poverty, as shown in the Never-Ending Cycle
Education and Digital Divide -Technology can be a form of education
Education and Labor/Migration-Migrant Workers’ children often have less education opportunities
Why does it matter?-Connections with the World
Literate and educated people can communicate.
They can solve other global issues.
Education is either a great equalizer or a great divider.
“ In order to survive in today’s globalized world, it has become necessary for everyone to learn new forms of literacy and to develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information in a variety of ways.” “ United Nations Literacy Decade-Why the Literacy Decade?.” UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. 21 Jan 2008 < http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.php-URL_ID=53899&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html>.
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFnlheAGKEE This can also be viewed on our wiki at global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFnlheAGKEE This can also be viewed on our wiki at global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Videos
What is being done?
UNESCO-United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization:
NARROWING IT DOWN EDUCATION AND A LOCAL SCHOOL IN SHANGHAI CASE STUDY http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
Before 1949, China had a population of nearly 500 million, of whom 80 percent were illiterate "Education." China Information . China National Tourism Administration. 31 Jan 2008 <http://www.asia-planet.net/china/education.htm>.
What are we going to do?
Field Trip to Hai Cheng School for Eighth Graders
More of this on our wiki and later in our presentation!
Hai Cheng School
A Local Deed for a Global Issue
Remember the Giving Tree Program?
Eager to Start a Relationship With Us
The Perfect Opportunity for Our Project!
INVOLVING YOU [: INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
What do you see in the room? Write it down…
Why bother donating?
Why do you think we should donate to our local school?
“ If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.” ~ Susan B. Anthony
WE, THE EDUVERSAL ACTION PLAN http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
Aim/Purpose and Message
To aid an impoverished school in Shanghai, China (Hai Cheng School)
No Education of People, No Advance of Society
Such Societies: Shanghai, China, the world
Take Baby Steps!
Stage 1-Research and Connect with a Local School: Done
Stage 2-Raise Funds and Awareness: In Process
Stage 3-Go on the Field Trip and Be Responsible: Still to be Done
Stage 4-Continue Visit to School and Sponsor a Child: Still to Be Done