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The Commonwealth Jubilee Time Capsule                                         The digital archive of The Queen’s reign – 1...
In March 2012 a unique digital timecapsule will be launched tocommemorate HRH Queen Elizabeth II’sDiamond Jubilee.Taking t...
India, the second most populous country in the                                            world, the world’s biggest democ...
Antigua & Barbuda          Australia             The Bahamas           Bangladesh                Barbados            Beliz...
Contributors will be asked to contribute photos and video, or                                               write a story ...
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Jubilee Time Capsule Background Slides - Thai Cyber University International e-Learning Conference 2012

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This is a project that will help to narrow the digital divide and demonstrate the potential of online education tools when used on a safe, global platform.

More information about the Jubilee Time Capsule here: www.Jubileetimecapsule.org


At the Thai Cyber University International E-Learning Conference 2012 i will share with conference how the Jubilee Time Capsule has demonstrated the potential of on-line educational tools.

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Jubilee Time Capsule Background Slides - Thai Cyber University International e-Learning Conference 2012

  1. 1. The Commonwealth Jubilee Time Capsule The digital archive of The Queen’s reign – 1952 to 2012Capsool Limited, Registered in Englandand WalesCompany Registration Number: 6269648
  2. 2. In March 2012 a unique digital timecapsule will be launched tocommemorate HRH Queen Elizabeth II’sDiamond Jubilee.Taking the form of a people’s history,people from all over the Commonwealthwill make entries relating to their lives,communities and nations over the last 60years.Capsool is working in partnership withthe Royal Commonwealth Society tocreate this unique project.The time capsule will exist in a number offorms;- An online repository for public access- An open source archive of the Commonwealth’s history- A unique digital gift for The QueenThe capsule and archive are one of anumber of official projects being run aspart of the Diamond Jubileecelebrations.
  3. 3. India, the second most populous country in the world, the world’s biggest democracy and tenth fastest growing economy in 2009. Canada, the world’s second largest nation by geographical area, Vancouver listed as theThe Commonwealth is potentially the fourth highest standard of living in the worldworld’s most exciting network, consistingof fifty-four diverse nations. Trinidad & Tobago, petrol and gas economyFrom Antigua & Barbuda through to famous for carnival and the birthplace ofCanada, Cyprus, Malta, St Lucia, India,Kenya, Australia and the United Kingdom. steelpan, calypso, soca, and limbo.The Commonwealth is a fabulous andremarkable network, tied by schoolsexchange, common language, common The United Kingdom, current seat of thehuman values, history and aspiration. Commonwealth Secretariat and home to the Monarch.54 nations.2,100,000,000 people. Australia, ranked 2nd for quality of life in the world by the 2010 Human Development Index.290,000,000 Internet users.21,915 days.1 digital archive for the global South Africa, a land of eleven official languages,celebration. three capital cities and post-apartheidOur project is not limited to democracy.Commonwealth residents, but anyonewho has lived in a Commonwealthcountry, or is a citizen of one of the New Zealand, ranked 3rd for quality of life in themember countries. 2010 Human Development Index, with Auckland ranked 4th best city by Mercer.
  4. 4. Antigua & Barbuda Australia The Bahamas Bangladesh Barbados Belize Botswana Brunei Darussalam Cameroon Canada Cyprus Dominica Fiji Islands The Gambia Ghana Grenada Guyana India The Commonwealth Jamaica Kenya Kiribati Lesotho Malawi Malaysia Maldives Malta Mauritius Mozambique Namibia Nauru New Zealand Nigeria Pakistan Papua New Guinea Rwanda St Kitts and Nevis St Lucia St Vincent & the Grenadines Samoa Seychelles Sierra Leone SingaporeThe Commonwealth is potentially theworld’s most exciting network, consistingof fifty-four diverse nations. Solomon Islands South Africa Sri Lanka Swaziland Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tuvalu Uganda United Kingdom United Republic of Tanzania Vanuatu Zambia
  5. 5. Contributors will be asked to contribute photos and video, or write a story reflecting what happened in their family, community or country on a particular day in the last 60 years. Prizes will be awarded for the best regional entries, the best under 25 entries and in overall categories, before the sealed time capsule is presented to The Queen on Commonwealth Day 2012 (12 March). After March 2012 the material will be safely secured online in the Commonwealth Jubilee Archive, and offline in teachingA digital, online time capsule made up of materials for schools created by the RCS.content generated by people around theCommonwealth. It will be presented toQueen Elizabeth II. The capsule will be built in the Capsool.com digital timeContributors will submit content relating capsule system.to one of the 21,915 days between theQueen’s ascension in 1952 and theJubilee in 2012. At Capsool.com we are building the world’s time capsule, one person and one story at a time. We focus on the emotionalIt will be a large and diverse archiveabout people, places and events. connections between people, reflected in the media we create around our life events.Initially, it will be focused upon a networkof schools but will later be open to widerpublic participation. All life is here. And it won’t be forgotten.This is a project that will help to narrowthe digital divide and demonstrate the It is a unique social network that adds in the crucial elementspotential of online education tools when that all the rest have forgotten. Time and emotion.used on a safe, global platform.

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