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Education Powerpoint by Larissa, Maylynn and Amy

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  • 1. Universal Education For All By: Maylynn, Larissa and Amy
  • 2. Why is Education For All a Global Issue?
    • Over 800 million people have no access to an education
    • 1 in 5 people over the age of fifteen are illiterate
    • Quality of education
    • A much more knowledgeable and advanced economy
    • M illions of people, violated of their fundamental rights
    • Our world is also being violated of the potentially better and more advanced world it could be
    • Cultural evolution
  • 3. How does Education for all affect the world?
    • Tolerance towards others
    • Cooperation between countries
    • Literacy makes communication with others possible, which would lead to world peace
    • Influencing the educations of generations of children
    • Chances to succeed in our society
    • Education = escape from poverty
  • 4. What is being done to stop, prevent or fix this issue?
    • Participating in organizations and campaigns
    • Aid to low-income countries
    • Encouraging others to contribute and put up a stand
    • Donations to fund for education
    • Raising awareness!
  • 5.
    • http://www.agspaed.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=157
  • 6. Being a Girl in Chad
    • Unable to afford an education
    • Poor education qualities
    • Cultural traditions
    • Early marriages
    • Responsibilities at home
  • 7. http://www.linksafrica.org/graphics/girls13.jpg
  • 8. Why We Chose This Topic…
    • It affects children all over the world
    • Help children gain a shot at a better future
    • Education for all would change the world
    • We believe in gender equality
    • We believe we can make a difference
  • 9. YouTubes:
    • This video is of the African Children's Choir:
    • http://www. youtube .com/watch?v=- SaYrOm - flU
    • This video is called Education vs. Poverty: http://www. youtube .com/watch?v= wf - shHZsNmw
  • 10. UNICEF: Helping Out in Chad
    • http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/chad_33384.html
  • 11. The organization working on our issue that we chose to focus on is… http:// www.care.org /
  • 12. What are they doing to try and combat or change you issue?
    • Developing educational networks through communities
    • Recruiting teachers
    • Raising money to provide school supplies
    • Training to improve educational qualities
  • 13. Some Things We Like About Their Program:
    • Many realistic plans that try to give education to girls everywhere
    • Very well thought-out goals
    • Good connections with other organizations and governments
    • Proven effective
  • 14. http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~brgutfin/Africa-Outsource/education1-chad.jpg
  • 15. Activity 1
    • Get into groups of 3
    • Use the same piece of paper and pen
    • Now brainstorm and discuss what you think it is like to be a girl in Chad
    • Then we will share ideas
  • 16. Activity 2
    • Stay in the groups of into three
    • Take the paper and pens we have provided
    • Now in your group brainstorm and discuss ways you can help CARE
    • Share your ideas
  • 17. Activity 3
    • This is an interactive activity to provide you with a better understanding of our global issue. Please listen carefully!
  • 18. If the world were made up of 100 people…
    • 5 would control 32% of the entire world’s wealth, and all of them would be US citizens
    • 80 would live in substandard housing
    • 24 would not have any electricity
    • 67 would be unable to read
    • 1 ( only one ) would have a college education.
    • 50 would be malnourished and 1 dying of starvation
    • 33 would be without access to a safe water supply
    • 1 would have HIV
    • 1 would be near death
    • 2 would be near birth
    • 7 people would have access to the internet
  • 19.
    • http:// www.bbc.co.uk /
  • 20.
    • “ In Chad, the reality in the country is that teachers sit in empty classrooms at the end of May when the harvest season begins because girls are forced to work in the field. The situation is not the same for boys, who are encouraged to continue with their education.”
    • - Colette Bénoudji, Lead Tchad
  • 21. Our Organization:
  • 22. Dream : What We Can Do
    • Contact Care and ask what we can do to contribute
    • Raise money for organizations
    • Hold fundraisers such as bake sales
    • Inspire others to take a stand
    • Raise awareness about this issue though our school newspaper and ParentTalk
  • 23. Our Dream
    • Purpose:
    • To raise awareness in our school community and to show everyone that universal education for all affects our entire world. We would also like to encourage everyone to contribute and help support educational rights for each and every person on earth.
  • 24.
    • Our Message:
    • Education is a necessity needed to succeed in life, and millions of people are currently being violated of their right to do so. By raising awareness around the school, people will begin to realize that universal education for all would not only help millions of people, but also make our world a better place to live. We all need to work together in order to build our world to its full potential and to do so, we must begin by opening our hearts.
  • 25. Short Term Goals
    • To find out more about CARE and the issue
    • To not only learn more about this global issue ourselves, but to educate others on this issue as well
    • To inspire people with our presentation to take a stand and contribute to the fight for universal education
    • To raise awareness about the issue.
  • 26. Long Term Goals
    • To raise enough money for at least one girl in Chad to be sent to school.
    • To make a difference in the world.
    • Continue supporting this cause throughout the rest of our years in school and the rest of our lives
    • To contribute and bring our world even a little bit closer to universal education for all
  • 27. WikiSpace
    • For more information on how you can make a difference in the fight for universal education for all please visit our wikispace at:
    • http://global-challenge. wikispaces .com/Categories+Hum1+Group4
  • 28. Other Organizations – Check Them Out!
    • Care
    • http://www.care.org/
    • UNESCO
    • http://www. unesco .org/education
    • UNICEF
    • http://www. unicef .org/
    • Concern
    • http://www.concern.net/
    • Friends of Africa Education
    • http://www. foae .org/index. htm
    • African Children’s Choir
    • http://www. africanchildrenschoir .com/
  • 29. Why You Should Get Involved!
    • For Chadian girls to get an education
    • Chance to choose their own path in life
    • Free to dream
    • Promote gender equality through education
    • It’s the right thing to do
    • Give kids the chance to have a HAPPY life!
  • 30. Insp i r a t i onal Q u ot e s
    • "Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it." - Marian Wright Edelman
    • “ Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions.”
    • - William Allin
  • 31. Do YOUR Part !
    • How you can help:
    • Donate money to fund for education
    • Volunteer work
    • Join an organization
    • Tell others about this issue
  • 32. A Little Help Goes A Long Way! http://english.aljazeera.net/mritems/images/2007/5/17/1_219835_1_9.jpg
  • 33.
    • “ We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.
    • - Viktor Frank
  • 34. THANK YOU!
    • We would like to thank everyone for coming to our presentation today. Your time and attention is appreciated. We hope you learned something today and most of all, we hope you felt something. Keep in mind that YOU have the ability to make a difference in the world, and please, never hesitate to do so.