United Nations Transforming Education Summit 2022 Call for Video Submissions

United Nations Transforming Education Summit 2022 Call for Video Submissions

Deadline: July 30, 2022

Calling all youth from around the world! You are invited to share your innovative and inspirational ideas on what you have done or would do to transform education.

What do they mean by transform? They mean change, innovate, reconstruct, reimagine…

Youth have important ideas to contribute on transforming education, and the Transforming Education Summit wants to hear them!

Send in your 30-second video testimonies focusing on one of these 5 themes:

  • Inclusive, equitable, safe and healthy schools
  • Teachers, teaching and the teaching profession
  • Learning and skills for life, work and sustainable development
  • Digital learning and transformation
  • Financing of education

Benefits

  • Selected videos (maximum of 30 seconds) will be published on the Transforming Education Summit’s website and disseminated on the Summit’s social media channels.

Eligibility

  • Open to youth from anywhere in the world;
  • Recording should be in English, French or Spanish.

Selection Criteria

The selection will be based on:

  • the content of the statements
  • the technical quality of the recording
  • the geographical distribution of the participants

Guidelines for your Testimony

  • Start by presenting yourself: “Hello, my name is first name, I am … year old, I live in country”
  • Share your idea and/or innovation on how you would transform education focusing on one of these topics:
    • Inclusive, equitable, safe and healthy schools
    • Teachers, teaching and the teaching profession
    • Learning and skills for life, work and sustainable development
    • Digital learning and transformation
    • Financing of education

Here are some questions that can help to guide your submission:

  • What does transforming education look like?
  • What innovations can make education inclusive, safe and healthy for everyone?
  • How should teaching change to make it more transformative?
  • How and what can we teach to encourage sustainability?
  • What new skills can be taught to prepare young people for work and life?
  • How can digital learning make learning exciting and meaningful?
  • What different, creative and sustainable ideas for funding can make education more accessible for everyone?
  • What do you like about the education you have had and what needs to change about schools?

Application

There are two submission deadlines:

  • To have your video considered for display at the Pre-Summit, submit by: June 22, 2022.
  • Otherwise – send in your innovative and creative ideas by July 30, 2022.

They need consent to use your video on their website and social media channels. Fill in and sign the correct consent form for your age (available in English, French and Spanish here), and send it together with your video to [email protected]

Put as a subject of the email – name from country TransformED (example: Kai from Kenya TransformED) and submit it by June 22, 2022 (for pre summit consideration).

For more information, visit UN Transforming Education Summit.

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