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Teaching the SDGs in Tanzania

Over recent weeks I have been honored to be involved in connecting to the students of the Pugu Innovation School in Tanzania  through Skype lessons. The lessons involve team teaching based around the   UN Sustainable Development Goals , a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015. These goals have the power to end poverty, fight inequality, and stop climate change. I have in the last two weeks had the opportunity to co-teach with amazing global educators Bronwyn Joyce from Australia, Rachel Chisnall from New Zealand and Bernadine Reeb from Canada. The first lessons have focused on introducing the students to the SDGs from a global perspective. Bronwyn focused on clean energy related to the coal industry in Australia, Rachel on life underwater relating to the plight of Hector's dolphin in New Zealand and Bernadine access to safe water in Canadian indigenous communities. Both the students and I have learned so much! My own SDG o