Student Workshop Guidelines


Student run and designed workshops are an exciting and an integral part of a GIN conference.  

 

  • GIN teams are responsible for working with their peers to develop and improve their projects; as effective change-makers who continue to seek more sustainable and innovative solutions. 
  • Each student team works to deliver their process and efforts: their goals, challenges, successes and plans for the future.
  • Each student team attends a GIN Conference with an aim to learn how to better engage within their locale and with their peers.
  • Design a 40-45 minute interactive workshop
    • 20 – 25 minutes: presentation
    • 20 – 25 minutes: activities, discussion, and peer review
      • PLEASE REVIEW THE WORKSHOP GUIDE FOR PEER REVIEW GUIDELINES BELOW

 

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The following delineates the Student Workshop Presentation expectations:

Workshops are to be presented by each and every GIN team at a conference.  Please prepare the following for your workshop:

*Please note: We strongly suggest that you work with a supportive teacher to learn how to best deliver an inspiring message and teach complex ideas!

  • Show your understanding of the global issue you are addressing
    • Overview of the global issue
    • Connect the global issue to your local context
      • How is this a local-global issue?
  • Craft an an overarching essential question that you will answer through the course of your workshop
  • Build an impact statement
    • Ex: We have successfully served ______ amount of people by______ date using ______ resources, ______ strategies, and ______ methods to accomplish our goal of effectively organizing ______ community.
    • *Please note:  Impact statements will vary by project, but should include who or what you are impacting, resources used, strategies, and project dates.
  • Share sustainable action plan:
    • How are you addressing your local-global issue?
    • How are you making your work sustainable?
  • Share your successes and challenges
  • Share your lesson plan for publication on the conference site
  • Make a Film Festival Submission to promote your cause and workshop
  • Film, upload and tag your workshop prior to attending (to be submitted upon registration)
    •  Tags will include:
      • Global Issues Network
      • GIN
      • #the GIN conference you are attending
      • Your school name
      • Your workshop title
      • The global issue your project addresses

NOTE TO NEW CHANGE-MAKERS:

If you have just started a project your impact statement can look something like this:

We plan to successfully serve ______ amount of people by______ date using ______ resources, ______ strategies, and ______ methods to accomplish our goal of effectively organizing ______ community.

In Depth Student Project Workshop Guide:

Please click on the window below or open the following link to gain a deeper understanding of GIN Workshop expectations and guidelines:

http://pub.lucidpress.com/workshopguidelines/