Sustainability Innovation Challenge
Let's make a difference, together.
What is our sustainability & Innovation challenge about?
The sustainability & Innovation challenge (SIC) is a 2-day high intensity program where students explore the challenges & opportunities in global sustainability, conducted in a gamified, high-tempo enviroment.
Developed & delivered by professional teachers, leading academics & industry experts.
WE ADDRESS 13 OF THE UN'S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS ON OUR PROGRAM
We focus on 3 core areas
Teamwork & Critical thinking
Work in teams and apply critical thinking to develop & design a sustainable & innovative solution using 21st century skills
Sustainability & Global Citizenship
Investigate global sustainability issues & learn from industry experts about challenges facing humanity and how to be part of the solution
STEM & Innovation skills
Learn how to use "design thinking" as an innovation tool & start developing human-centred solutions using a range of new STEM skills including 3D Design, rapid prototyping & Coding
No one is too small to make a difference
- Greta Thunberg
FIND SOLUTIONS TO THE WORLDS' MOST IMPORTANT ISSUES
SINK PLASTICS IN THE OCEAN
APPLIED STEM SKILLS
You will learn new STEM skills and apply these in project & problem-based learning scenarios. Our 2 day program will enable students to transform their creative ideas into innovative & sustainable solutions.
Real-World Problem Solving
This program is based on industry-linked content providing relevant learning outcomes & pathways into future careers in STEM.
Dr. Michaela Musilova
Learn from industry-leading experts about the challenges & opportunities facing humanity and explore how you can be part of the solution
Learn the fundamentals of design thinking & apply "empathy mapping" to understand the problem they are passionate about solving
Students start the ideation process by prototyping their solutions using a range of new STEM skills including 3D design, robotics & coding
The students learn about entrepreneurial thinking & the process of transforming ideas into human-centred solutions
New skills in digital storytelling are explored & you learn how to develop a sustainable business model for your solution
Students present their creative solutions to a panel of industry experts. One team will be crowned the competition winner & stands a chance to have their idea created!
All course materials
Lunch, snacks & refreshments
Certificate of completion
Access to our global STEM community
Free 30 day trial of Stem Punks TV
Program access (9am-4pm each day)
The Earth is what we all have in common.
- Wendell Berry