2019:Education/Why should we care about UNESCO's SDGs and how can this framework help us transform Education?
|This is an Accepted submission for the Education space at Wikimania 2019.|
Title[edit | edit source]
Why should we care about UNESCO's SDGs and how can this framework help Wikimedians transform Education?
Session leader(s)[edit | edit source]
|Full Name*||Email address*||Wikimedia Username (if you have one)||Affiliation||Country||Role, website or any other details you'd like to share|
|Shani Evensteinfirstname.lastname@example.org||Esh77||The Wikipedia & Education User Group; Tel Aviv University.||Israel||Chairperson; Lecturer, researcher|
|Melissa Guadalupe Huertasemail@example.com||MGuadalupe (WMF)||WMF Staff||Peru||Program Officer, Education Team|
|Cable Greenfirstname.lastname@example.org||cablegreen||Creative Commons||US/Canada||Director of Open Education|
|Paul Staceyemail@example.com||pstacey||Open Education Consortium||US/Canada||CEO|
|TJ Blissfirstname.lastname@example.org||TJ (Wiki Ed)||Wiki Education Foundation||US||Chief Advancement Officer; former OER Program Officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation|
|Ad Huikeshoven||ad AT huikeshoven DOT org||Ad Huikeshoven||Wikimedia Nederland||The Netherlands||Contributor, Editor, former Board Member WMNL|
|Naureen Nayyaremail@example.com||techistoria||Wikimedia UK||Sweden/ USA||Contributor, SDG Education/Tech Consultant Kaamoslife.com|
|Aram Pakhchanianfirstname.lastname@example.org||Aramp||Ayb School||Armenia||Head of Ayb School www.aybschool.am|
|Olle Tereniusemail@example.com||Olle Terenius (UU)||Uppsala University||Sweden||User:Olle Terenius (UU)|
Session type[edit | edit source]
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Panel with audience Q & A
Length of session[edit | edit source]
- 45 min
Description[edit | edit source]
In this introductory panel for the Education Space of Wikimania 2019, we will hold a discussion on why UNESCO's SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) is a valuable framework that participants in the Open Education movement should care about. Our panelist will represent different perspectives, from ones in the Wikimedia Movement, to others from the broader Open Education Movement. Together we will discuss why and how is would make sense to join forces and combine efforts to advance Open Education, with Wikimedia in Education efforts being one part of a much larger global picture.
Relationship to the theme[edit | edit source]
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
Session outcomes[edit | edit source]
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
Attendees will have a clear definition of different terms and ideas relating to Education, Wikimedia and the SDGs, as well as a good framework for the sessions that will follow in the Education Space.
Relation to other Spaces[edit | edit source]
Requirements[edit | edit source]
The session will work best with these conditions: