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
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
- #the GIN conference you are attending
- Your school name
- Your workshop title
- The global issue your project addresses
- Tags will include:
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: