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Solving digital dilemmas that face young people today

14 April at 9:00 am - 15 April at 3:00 pm

  • Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021 to Thursday, 15 April 2021
  • Time: 09:00AM to 03:00PM
  • Location: Meet at the community hub, Rehua building UC campus, Corner of, Forestry and Arts, Ilam, Christchurch
  • Ticket: Free

The DIGITAL EDUCATION FUTURES LAB invites Year 11- 13 students to join us in solving digital dilemmas that face young people today.

How? A two day challenge using STEM skills to develop disruptive solutions to digital dilemmas

Facilitated by Te Puna Rangahau i-Ako | Digital Education Futures Lab and UC students as part of a Curious Minds project on Living and learning in a digital world.

Register now by clicking on the link and filling in this form

What’s in it for you?

  • Work with passionate peers
  • Be part of future problem solving
  • Play a role in research
  • Get youth voice and ideas heard
  • Challenge everyday ideas
  • Develop STEM skills

Who you are:

A Year 11- 13 student curious about digital technologies and its impact on young people’s lives.

  • Enjoy working with others?
  • Want to be part of future problem solving?
  • Challenge everyday ideas?

Why join us:

Get your voice and ideas heard by joining our 2 day challenge where we will be using STEAM skills to develop disruptive solutions to digital dilemmas facing young people today.

  • Contribute to our understanding of how digital technology affects the lives of youth today
  • Play a role in research that aims to create awareness around issues and concerns with digital technologies – problem-solving

What you can expect:

  • explore digital issues that interest you (eg screen time, AI, privacy and security, algorithms, access and equity, fake news etc).
  • use STEM skills eg problem solving, creativity, critical analysis, teamwork, independent thinking, initiative, communication, digital literacy

How will we achieve this?

  • engage in activities that will get you thinking about a range of digital issues
  • listen to experts
  • brainstorm solutions
  • present your ideas
  • experience the UC campus

Register now by clicking on the link and filling in this form

Details

Start:
14 April at 9:00 am
End:
15 April at 3:00 pm
Event Category:
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Venue

University of Canterbury, Rehua Building
Forestry Rd
Christchurch, New Zealand

Organizer

Digital Education Futures Lab
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