Filmed at the One Young World 2018 Summit in The Hague, watch as leading thinkers, dignitaries and entrepreneurs share personal messages on key matters surrounding the power of education.
Who features in the film:
David Riveiros is a OYW Peace Ambassador from Paraguay and the Founder and Executive Director of ReAccion Paraguay, a grassroots organisation that promotes transparency in the education sector.
This article was written by Hoessein Alkisaei*
This article was authored by Anna Rodriguez*
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is gaining incredible momentum worldwide where dialogue is now on artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning and automation. There are three sides to this conversation:
Why is it that we see so much anger towards young people? So much criticism? Why is that, as soon as young people start acting, they are given every bird name you can find, and criticized for every move they make? Why is it that, at the same time, young people are criticized for « not being active enough » in every field?
With a click of a button, we were live. Despite the anticlimactic feeling, I was proud of what that small mouse-click meant for my team. The Voices of Nature Environmental Education Curriculum had, in that moment, been shared with 30 people across the country of Paraguay, each one of whom had decided to dedicate time and energy to furthering our mission.
Recent tensions in US politics have resulted in a renewed focus on how the economic decline of the nation’s central industrial heartlands might have left a section of the population feeling forgotten and left behind.
Jackson, Michigan, lies at the heart of this region, known as the Rust Belt, and One Young World Ambassador Angela Edward, who lives and was raised in the city, is working to improve its children’s life opportunities and their sense of connection with the wider world.
Some teachers need to go back to being taught.
Their predecessors in the American public school system might have been able to rely on trusted traditional teaching methods but today’s educators must work in a wholly different classroom environment with students who find many lessons boring and irrelevant.
This is the iPhone generation. It has direct access to information. Teachers face a constant battle to try and maintain their interest in the learning process and ensure they have learning models that keep students responsive and engaged.