ESJ syl 2014 Workshop outline

Schedule: Saturday, Feb 1, 2014, 10:00 – 5:00

Purpose: Activities that promote a greater understanding of local or global issues.

Overview: A hands-on introduction to major global issues through diverse activities. Participants will engage in a few activities and also review materials on issues such as water, child labour, hunger, refugees, rights, environmental issues and health. Participants will also have a chance to develop their own materials and will review resources anyone may use to engage others in the development of a deeper, more critical understanding of the issues. Anyone can be effective in promoting awareness of social issues through the development of materials and activities that spur awareness and action in a fun an interactive way!

Language: All materials are in English and class will be conducted in English.

Workshop outline

Part 1 Opening and introductions

Part 2 How good is your life, how are our lives connected?

Part 3 Health issues

Part 4 Village Role play – Agriculture, hunger and health

Part 5 Imagine the life a of a refugee

Part 6 Simulation – Child labour, the lives of children who work

Part 7 Gender quiz (if time)

Part 8 Group work – designing your own activities
Wrap up Final group discussion on social justice and
What we learn from such activities + what we can do.

Winter 2013 Intensive courses @ TITP