Course (certified) on Tech Diplomacy

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LEVEL
Bachelor
Master
TYPE
Challenges
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
spanish
ECTS
-
PERIOD
01/10/2022 to 31/05/2023

Description

Global Challenge is an inter-university transformative learning program that fosters competencies in sustainability, creating meaningful learning environments that are committed to student engagement and empowerment, innovation and care. The objective is to address the questioning of the beliefs that support the current paradigms on inequalities, our relationship with nature, well-being, our capacity to transform reality, and people’s empowerment to collectively lead initiatives for change.

Methodology: transgressive learning

Integration of dynamic, disruptive and emotional contexts: thought-provoking, fun, challenging and able to activate emotional and critical elements. Formation of multidisciplinary teams to promote an inter-campus program of reflection and collective action in the face of the global sustainability crisis.Commitment to the empowerment and leadership of the students, so they are the ones who make the decisions, lead the activities and work in co-responsibility with other University stakeholders.Bringing the university closer to the local community of which it is a part, participating and learning from actors and processes involving real change.

Learning approaches

Training program in sustainability competencies: global poverty, climate emergency, human mobility, feminism, human mobility, caregiving, sustainable economic models, inequality, etc.Inter-university events for encounter, exchange, learning and reflection, in which students with an active interest in climate emergency and human rights from the participating universities spend a weekend together.Space for participation and activism (Motor Group), in which students are supported by a mentor in their participatory action research (PAR). It implies:

Weekend training meeting

Weekly teamwork sessions

During the academic year, different topics will be worked on to develop a concrete action.

SDG info

Relevant SDGs

SDG10 - Reduced Inequality
SDG13 - Climate Action
SDG17 - Partnerships to achieve the Goal
SDG4 - Quality Education

Time format

-

Application deadline

-

ECTS

-

Credentials

Depending to the action developed the badges will be different

EELISACommunity

Ethics, Social Commitment & Entrepreneurship|Tech Diplomacy & International Cooperation

MAX NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

30

Organizer

Activity provider / partner

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Contact or registration links