Call for Video Submissions: United Nations Transforming Education Summit 2022

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    Open for all
  • Opportunity ID 41547
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Opportunity Description

All young people worldwide are invited by United Nations (UN). You are encouraged to contribute your unique and inspiring ideas on how you have or would enhance education. What exactly do they mean by “transform”? They denote transformation, innovation, reconstruction, and reimagining. The Transforming Education Summit wants to hear from young people with vital ideas for transforming education.

Send in your 30-second video testimonials focusing on one of the five themes listed below:

  • Inclusive, equitable, safe & healthy schools
  • Teachers, teaching & the teaching profession
  • Learning & skills for life, work & sustainable development
  • Digital learning & transformation
  • Financing of education

Organized by: United Nations
Application Deadline: July 30, 2022

Benefits:

  • Selected videos (maximum of 30 seconds) will be uploaded on the Transforming Education Summit website and shared through the Summit’s social media channels.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to young people from all over the world
  • Recordings should be in English, French, or Spanish.

Guidelines for your Testimony:

Begin by introducing yourself: “Hello, my name is (first name), I am… years old, and I live in……(country)” Share your concept and/or innovation for transforming education by focusing on one of the following topics:

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  • Inclusive, equitable, safe & healthy schools
  • Teachers, teaching & the teaching profession
  • Learning & skills for life, work & sustainable development
  • Digital learning & transformation
  • Financing of education

Here are some questions to consider as you prepare your submission:

  • What does it mean to transform education?
  • What innovations can help make education more inclusive, safe, and healthy for all?
  • How should education be transformed to be more transformative?
  • What and how can we teach to promote sustainability?
  • What new skills can be taught to young people to better prepare them for employment and life?
  • How might digital learning make learning more engaging and meaningful for students?
  • What novel, imaginative, and long-term funding solutions can make education accessible to all?
  • What do you like about your education, and what do you think should be changed about schools?

How to apply for United Nations Transforming Education Summit?

Please fill out and sign the appropriate consent form for your age (available in English, French, and Spanish here), and submit it to the email address below with your video. Put a name from the country TransformED as the email’s subject (example: Kai from Kenya TransformED) and submit it by June 22, 2022. (for pre-summit consideration). They must obtain permission to utilize your video on their website and social media channels. 

There are two deadlines for submissions.

  • Submit your video by June 22, 2022, to be eligible for display at the Pre-Summit.
  • If not, submit your inventive and creative ideas before July 30, 2022.

Submission Email: [email protected]

Selection Criteria:

The following factors will be considered in the selection process:

  • The content of the statements
  • The technical quality of the recording
  • The geographical distribution of the participants

To learn more about the United Nations Transforming Education Summit, please visit TES’s website.

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