Global Shapers Community Uyo Hub launched their hub project in fulfilment of the Global Goal 4 QUALITY EDUCATION: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all present through the ‘Education For Sustainable Development’. This is a drive to get children across Akwa Ibom to read and stay in school despite odds. The programme aims to give thousands of students in public schools in Akwa Ibom books, provide schools with libraries and introduce role-model mentoring to improve literacy and school attendance.
What does #E4SD mean?
#E4SD means Education for Sustainable Development. The Global shapers uyo hub project is n fulfilment of the sustainable development Global Goal 4 QUALITY EDUCATION: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for. The programme aims to give thousands of student’s books, hundreds of schools libraries and pair hundreds of role models for mentoring.
Statement of need.
Increasing evidence suggests that more efforts are needed to develop policy, programming and community -based strategies to address the alarming circumstance of Nigerian students. Having well stock libraries and Role model Mentoring is critical if we intend to address much of truancy, lack of interest in education and abandonment that students suffer from. It is equally important to locate the role models of these young ones and place them in a position to deliver themselves to the next generation. The best mentor is a role model.
What is the #E4SD Reading & Mentoring challenge?
The #E4SD Reading & Mentoring challenge is an initiative’s targeted to encourage role models to help mentor students, provide libraries and encourage students to read, study and achieve purpose while leaving legacy.
How does #E4SD work?
The ‘Education For Sustainable Development’ challenge has been launched to encourage school students to read and stay in school. The initiative’s target is twofold; Firstly, provide functional libraries for community schools. Secondly, pairing role models who are picked randomly and challenged to commit a day in 2016 to visit a community school, read, share their life story and mentor the students. Follow up and continuity is provided by Global Shapers Uyo Hub trained mentors.
This will; Ensure the students read, commit to learning, excel and are given opportunity.
Do you want to give books for the school library, become a mentor or simply ask any questions? You can send us an INBOX Right Away or EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org To challenge a role model, Follow @GSCUyo and tweet “I challenge (name of Role model) to read, share and mentor with #E4SD