Thursday, 15 October 2020

Climate Crisis Awareness - Megaconference 2020

Global Video Conferencing for Education Group, is seeking presentations for

"Climate Crisis Awareness - Megaconference 2020"which has been scheduled for February 4th 2021

 

Basics

A) Presentations should be geared to audiences in the 10-15 age range

B) ideally sessions should be of approximately 35-50 minute duration

C) Presentations to be focused on any combination of a) how did we get to this point? b) what are the consequences now? c) what can we do to solve the crisis?

D) Presentations can be done by anyone(s) of any age - could be a) a single professional, b)a classroom group, c)a class-to-class collaboration of same age group students, d)a class-to-class collaboration of differing age groups

E) Presentations could be musical, theatrical, presentation slide based, etc, etc.

F) multiple sites presenting is fine

G) With appreciation to Zoom, the Zoom webinar platform will be used for delivery of, and audience connection to, the presentations/projects.

 

Miscellaneous

a) Once presentations are set, we'll promote them as a webinar that is also streamed for broad audience viewing

b) René Carver will serve as primary moderator, involvement by others in this capacity, including youth, is welcome.

c) René Carver will handle test calls.  Involvement by others in this capacity, including youth, is welcome.

 

Interested in being a featured presenter for "Climate Crisis Awareness - Megaconference 2020"?

Primary person responsible for doing/managing the proposed presentation should please fill in this google form - https://tinyurl.com/CCA-Presenter - or email René Carver, newyorkdl@gmail.com, with the following:

1) name

2) email address

3) primary physical location of presenter(s),

4) desired presentation time on February 4th 2021 - including whether or not scheduling flexibility exists - please use https://tinyurl.com/GMT4CCA to provide your GMT time equivalent

4) brief summary of the intended presentation, including how it will address C) above and its anticipated duration

5) dynamics of who the presenter(s) will be

6) acceptance that the event will be recorded and live streamed to facebook or youtube

Please submit your proposal to us via the link above!

 

Thank you for engaging with this all important effort!

René Carver

for VCfGL and GVCEG

Sunday, 20 September 2020

The Global Orangutans Debate

On November 18th 2020, from 10am GMT - 5pm GMT high school students aged 14- 16 years from across the globe are invited to take part in a debate over video conference to find the solution to saving the critically endangered Borneo Orangutans.  The event will be supported and chaired by either Rene Carver of VCfGL or Ben Callison from The Borneo Orangutan Survival (UK).  Your school will be allocated a team : Team Humans or Team Orangutans, and be  provided with supporting materials to actively participate live on the day. 

How can we support the Indonesian economy and at the same protect the Orangutans?  

Can and will young people across the globe come up with a solution to the crisis?

Schools interested in taking part need to register their interest via email before October 30th 2020. Please email office@vcfgl.co.uk with:

  • your school name
  • teacher name 
  • the session you wish to participate from the table below. 
Please be prepared to connect either via Zoom or H323 video conference.


Session number

Time (GMT) November 18th

Booked already

10 -11am

1

11 – 12pm

2

1-    2pm

3

2-    3pm

Booked already

3-    4pm

4

4-    5pm

5

5-    6pm



Sunday, 5 July 2020

Inspiring hope and courage with Chris Lubbe

 http://www.chrislubbe.co.uk/
On July 13th from 2pm - 3pm (UK ) time, Chris Lubbe, will be speaking during a live webinar about his life as the former body guard of Nelson Mandela, apartheid in South Africa, racism in the past and in the present day. What can we do to make a change? Black lives matter.
Please register for this event below.

There will be students connecting from across the globe discussing their ideas and speaking of their experiences. This webinar is suitable for teachers, students aged 16+, or anyone interested in hearing from an internationally acclaimed inspirational keynote speaker and storyteller.

Please click below to register for the webinar on July 13th. 

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pzWjUdynTDeI9qmZdAyeIA

To find out more about Chris Lubbe click here: http://www.chrislubbe.co.uk/