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  • 1. Universal Education for All [: A Global Issue By Barbie Chung, Alex Andresen, Sherry He
  • 2. HOW AND WHY THIS ISSUE AFFECTS THE WORLD BACKGROUND http://www.sephardicstudies.org/images/classroom.jpg
  • 3. Why does it matter?-Moral Reasons
    • Education=Human Right
    • Never-Ending Cycle:
  • 4. 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>.
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. “ 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>.
  • 8. 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
  • 9. What is being done?
    • UNESCO-United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization:
      • Literacy Decade (2003-2012)
      • Education for All
    • Organizations:
      • Shanghai Sunrise
      • UNICEF
      • Global Campaign for Education
    http://www.unesco.org/dialogue/images/UNESCO_light_bleu.gif http://www.campaignforeducation.org/images/logo2.gif
  • 10. NARROWING IT DOWN EDUCATION AND A LOCAL SCHOOL IN SHANGHAI CASE STUDY http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
  • 11. Before 1949, China had a population of nearly 500 million, of whom 80 percent were illiterate &quot;Education.&quot; China Information . China National Tourism Administration. 31 Jan 2008 <http://www.asia-planet.net/china/education.htm>.
  • 12. What are we going to do?
    • Field Trip to Hai Cheng School for Eighth Graders
    • Fundraising
    • Awareness
    • More of this on our wiki and later in our presentation!
  • 13. 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!
  • 14. INVOLVING YOU [: INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
  • 15. What do you see in the room? Write it down…
  • 16.
    • Why bother donating?
    • Why do you think we should donate to our local school?
  • 17. “ 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
  • 18. WE, THE EDUVERSAL ACTION PLAN http://www.international.ucla.edu/cms/images/RCDF.jpg
  • 19. Aim/Purpose and Message
    • To aid an impoverished school in Shanghai, China (Hai Cheng School)
    • Message:
      • No Education of People, No Advance of Society
      • Such Societies: Shanghai, China, the world
      • Take Baby Steps!
  • 20. Plans
    • Stage One-Preparation
    • Stage Two-Communication
    • Stage Three-Implementation
    • Stage Four-Continuation
  • 21. Plans-Short Term
    • 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
  • 22. Plans-Long Term
    • Stage 4-Continue Visit to School and Sponsor a Child: Still to Be Done
  • 23. Our WIKI
    • Background
      • General Issue
      • Narrowed Topic
    • Images
    • Videos
    • Action Plan
    • Links…
    http://global-challenge.wikispaces.com/space/showlogo/1202883073/logo.jpg
  • 24. Links
    • Shanghai Sunrise
    • Shanghai Municipal Education Commission
    • UNESCO
    • Global Issues Network
    • Petition for Universal Education
  • 25. HOW AND WHY IT MATTERS CONCLUSION http://portal.unesco.org/education/es/ev.php-URL_ID=7944&amp;URL_DO=DO_PRINTPAGE&amp;URL_SECTION=201.html
  • 26. This issue will affect us very soon! Our globalizing world is driven by education.
  • 27. &quot;Education makes people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.&quot; ~ Henry Peter Broughan
  • 28. Things You Can Do…
    • Field Trip
    • Sponsor a Child
    • Raise Awareness
    • Visit our Wiki at http://global-challenge.wikispaces.com/Categories+Hum3+Group+3
  • 29. Spread our Message! We’re Counting On You! Thank You