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Change The World By 2015


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Change The World By 2015

  1. 1. Julia de la Torre, Primary Source Asia Society Forum July 10, 2009 Change the World by 2015: Teaching the Millennium Development Goals
  2. 2. 2000 8 2015 189
  3. 3. 2000 In 2000, the Millennium Declaration is adopted at the UN Millennium Summit…
  4. 4. 189 … by 189 countries…
  5. 5. 8 … establishing 8 goals to reduce extreme poverty…
  6. 6. 2015 … by 2015.
  7. 7. Goals for the Workshop <ul><li>Examine the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and how they are related to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Study one MDG in particular and how best to introduce students to the issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Enumerate the benefits of and barriers to education for girls around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Use data to make inferences about the impact of girls’ education on other areas of development. </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire numerous resources for teaching about the MDGs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Activity: Reduce Global Poverty <ul><li>Change… </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate… </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce… </li></ul><ul><li>Increase… </li></ul><ul><li>Add… </li></ul>
  9. 10. MDG #2 <ul><li>Ensure that children everywhere, boys and girls, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. </li></ul>
  10. 11. MDG #3 <ul><li>Eliminate gender disparity in all levels of education. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Workshop Activities: <ul><li>Barriers and Benefits Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Film clip </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Analysis Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for future learning </li></ul>
  12. 13. Contact Me Julia de la Torre [email_address]