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Sustainability Innovation Challenge

Let's make a difference, together.

What is our sustainability & Innovation challenge about?

The sustainability & Innovation challenge (SIC) is a 2-day high intensity program where students explore the challenges & opportunities in global sustainability, conducted in a gamified, high-tempo enviroment.

 

Developed & delivered by professional teachers, leading academics & industry experts.  

WE ADDRESS 13 OF THE UN'S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS ON OUR PROGRAM 

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We focus on 3 core areas

Teamwork & Critical thinking

Work in teams and apply critical thinking to develop & design a sustainable & innovative solution using 21st century skills

Sustainability & Global Citizenship

Investigate global sustainability issues & learn from industry experts about challenges facing humanity and how to be part of the solution

STEM & Innovation skills

Learn how to use "design thinking" as an innovation tool & start developing human-centred solutions using a range of new STEM skills including 3D Design, rapid prototyping & Coding 

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No one is too small to make a difference

- Greta Thunberg 

FIND SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLDS' MOST IMPORTANT ISSUES

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SCORCH CLIMATE CHANGE

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CHOP DOWN DEFORESTATION

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SINK PLASTICS IN THE OCEAN

APPLIED STEM SKILLS

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You will learn new STEM skills and apply these in project & problem-based learning scenarios. Our 2 day program will enable students to transform their creative ideas into innovative & sustainable solutions.

Real-World Problem Solving

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

TEAM WORK

DESIGN THINKING

CRITICAL THINKING

PROBLEM SOLVING

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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This program is based on industry-linked content providing relevant learning outcomes & pathways into future careers in STEM.

Dr. Michaela Musilova 

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SESSION 1

Learn from industry-leading experts about the challenges & opportunities facing humanity and explore how you can be part of the solution 

Learn the fundamentals of design thinking & apply "empathy mapping" to understand the problem they are passionate about solving

SESSION 2

Students start the ideation process by prototyping their solutions using a range of new STEM skills including 3D design, robotics & coding 

SESSION 3

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SESSION 1

The students learn about entrepreneurial thinking & the process of transforming ideas into human-centred solutions

New skills in digital storytelling are explored & you learn how to develop a sustainable business model for your solution 

SESSION 2

Students present their creative solutions to a panel of industry experts. One team will be crowned the competition winner & stands a chance to have their idea created!

SESSION 3

AWARD WINNING PROGRAMS

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

All course materials

Lunch, snacks & refreshments 

Certificate of completion

Access to our global STEM community

Free 30 day trial of Stem Punks TV

Program access (9am-4pm each day)

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The Earth is what we all have in common.

- Wendell Berry