Teacher & Community Partner-led Workshops Sessions #2 & #4

The Economics of Doing Good

This workshop is a reality check on how much of a difference we are choosing to make. 

 

When making ethical decisions about starting a social enterprise, volunteering, choosing a career, buying produce or products, what should we be thinking about...How do we need to think about our actions to make a significant improvement in people’s lives? 

 

Perhaps thinking about the economics of doing good will give us the tools to decide and act in a fashion which will be sustainable and will not have disfunctional or negative consequences because of our short sightedness!

Location: Room #4403

Led by: Malikah Sheriff

The Economics of Doing Good

This workshop is a reality check on how much of a difference we are choosing to make. 

 

When making ethical decisions about starting a social enterprise, volunteering, choosing a career, buying produce or products, what should we be thinking about...How do we need to think about our actions to make a significant improvement in people’s lives? 

 

Perhaps thinking about the economics of doing good will give us the tools to decide and act in a fashion which will be sustainable and will not have disfunctional or negative consequences because of our short sightedness!

Location: Room #4403

Led by: Malikah Sheriff

Extending our future: How to take real action in the midst of an urgent environmental crisis

In this workshop students will think critically about the serious threats our planet is under and learn the permaculture design approach in order to challenge and inspire students to begin to make real changes in their lives in a world where their future is truly under threat. 

Location: Room #4405

Led by: Tanya Meftah, Wholistik Permaculture

Partnership towards responsible consumption

This workshop aims to provide a hands-on experience for learning of the bamboo straws and natural products being beautifully created/made by the villagers in the Khmu Village in Laos. Starting from the introduction of the grassroot social enterprise, leading into making your own bamboo products, and making connections towards potential partnership and collaboration on reducing/eliminating plastic straws in your own community!

Location: Room #4407

Led by: Khoungkhakoune Arounothay, Bamboo Lao

The Shackleton Approach

In this workshop session Tim will share the lessons he learned from retracing Shackleton’s journey, including insights into leadership, problem solving, resilience, teamwork, motivation and goal setting – skills as relevant to achieving environmental goals as to expeditioning. 

 

Students will discuss how they can utilise these techniques to tackle major environmental issues such as climate change. In addition, he will share his observations about the extent of environmental change in Antarctica in the 100 years since Shackleton‘s journey.

Location: Room #4404

Led by: Time Jarvis, 25zero

Feeding The Mind

Scholars of Sustenance has been partnering with businesses in Thailand to transform food waste back into a food source. In our modern society, so much food has been displayed and prepared, but not being utilized to its full capacity, which ended up in the landfill becoming food waste. S.O.S aims to connect, partner, collect and deliver food sources that might end up as food waste towards communities that are further/away from access to our basic needs for humans. If you might be interested in the issue of food waste and want to do something in your school/community, we would love to have you in this session discussion, planning and designing a program to bring back home!

Location: Room #4406

Led by: Naphat Phongpheat (Earth) and Bruce Chen

Operation Smile

In this workshop, like-minded students will have the platform to join together in discussing and working towards learning and planning collaborative events such as the annual Smile Runs in Thailand. This would be a great opportunity to build partnership and look into potential hosting of events towards smile missions around the world.  

Location: Room #4408

Led by: Dean Madeira, Operation Smile

'How do we help without hurting?’,

In this workshop students will consider some of the ethical issues relating to charitable work. When is helping actually hurting? How do we respect culture and preserve the autonomy of those we want to help? How do we promote our work and share stories/pictures respectfully? How do we empower others instead of encouraging dependency? We will discuss some of the ethical choices that all practitioners face in setting the values for charitable work. Using lots of real-life examples, students will get to engage with some of these dilemmas to be more equipped for helping others well. 

Location: Room #4410

Led by: Elise Fletcher, Urban Neighbours of Hope Bangkok

DISCOVA Community Project workshop

With ‘changing lives through travel’ as their mission at DISCOVA, this workshop aims to take you on a journey towards understanding the essential components of a community project. Started with an introduction to community-based projects and experiential learning, leading into impact analysis, then project design. You will explore a set of tools and work on the applications towards a presentation sharing session with feedback.

Location: Room #4501

Led by: Netchanok Shaughnessy, DISCOVA

Applying the Lens: Global Issues Via Games

Experiential Education is core to the JUMP Foundation, and in "Applying the Lens" Global Issues, participants are facilitated through a series of experiential activities that have the frame of global issues applied. 

 

Participants will explore how they can turn simple games into metaphors for global issues, to ultimately aid in non-lecture style learning.  By the end of the session, attendees will be able to apply a global lens to their day to day life and school environment.

Location: Room #4504

Led by: Jump! Foundation