Upcoming Virtual Exchange

Cultural Encounters

Cultural Encounters | The Big Climate Movement will focus on key debates around climate change. As young people mobilize around one of humanity’s biggest questions, this course asks: what is the impact of climate change on the planet, political action and the movement of people?

Oct 12 - Dec 11

2020

English

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Ikram Mansour on humans, nature and 'eco-psychology'

In this episode of 'The Big Climate Movement' we discuss youth activism and the pragmatic question of how the new norms around climate change are seeping into the more practical world around us. Rawan interviews Ikram Hamdi Mansour from Algeria, who introduces us to 'eco-architecture' and 'eco-psychology'.

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Neeshad Shafi on Youth and Climate Action

Listen now to the inspiring conversation that our host Julie had with Neeshad Shafi.  Neeshad talks about his experience founding and formalising a youth organization addressing climate issues.  They further discuss the realities of organising youth and putting the environment on the agenda in Qatar and the wider (Gulf) region.

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Mariam Traore Chazalnoel on the climate-migration nexus

Listen now to Episode #4: The Climate Migration-nexus with Mariam Traore Chazalnoe. In this packed episode of 'The Big Climate Movement' our host Julie got the chance to talk with Mariam Traore Chazalnoel, who works with the United Nations Migration Agency as an expert in migration, environment and climate change.

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Listen now to 'The Big Climate Movement' episode #2

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: who are they and what do they do? In this weeks’ podcast episode, our host Julie talks with Anna Pirani, who, next to holding a Ph.D. in Oceanography, is the head of Working Group I Technical Support Unit at the IPCC.

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How to adapt core learning elements to be effective online

Based on our expertise in Virtual Exchange pedagogy Sharing Perspectives Foundation is organizing a workshop series on harnessing the opportunities of online education. In three sessions we will provide step-by-step techniques, practical tips and unique exercises modelling online interactivity and student engagement.

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The Sharing Perspectives Podcast is here!

As young people across the globe mobilize around one of humanity’s biggest questions, we ask: what is the impact of climate change on the planet, political action and the movement of people?   Join us in exploring this subject in the Sharing Perspectives Podcast and listen to nine episodes with powerful perspectives from speakers at the centre of the climate change movement.

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Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange as a new form of education

What the Virtual Exchange format introduces, is a continuous connection between the local and the global, online and offline, personal and common, or differences and similarities. The format does not introduce a radical disruption from or for traditional forms of education, but establishes new dimensions and connections to existing, formal education settings. 

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Physical distance, but socially close

Many of us were confronted with earlier this year with sudden closures of universities, schools, travel restrictions and even lockdowns. Check out how some of our active Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange community members feel about Virtual Exchange during challenging times.

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