This course on SDG 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth – allows for a learner to get a holistic and global understanding of the role of decent work in the context of a desired economical status. In a globalizing world, students will need to think critically, globally and in terms of whole systems. This course supports Ubiquity’s mission in building those skills.
By the end of this nanocourse you should be able to:
- Understand SDG 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth in the wider global context
- Self-reflect on your values and attitudes about SDG 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
- Develop a simple plan of action to begin to create change in your local community
Larissa Demel is the current director of Youth Engagement for the Special Olympics Latin America, where she oversees youth innovation projects for inclusion and accessibility for people with disability. Larissa was also a speaker at HABITAT III, the bi-decennial United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, where she launched Urban Action, a youth initiative in collaboration with UN Habitat and AIESEC that set out to implement over 150 youth projects related to New Urban Agenda and SDGs within the first year of New Urban Agenda adoption. She has published papers on social innovation through youth action on the SDGs which is being used by over 50,000 young people in 126 countries and created a SDG social project framework for young people and has created the SDG 11 content on to the Young Person’s Guide to Saving the World.
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Single nanocourses do not qualify for academic credit. However, enrolled students can add twelve nanocourses together, purchase a Nanocourse Credit Conversion option, pay the difference between the cost of the nanocourses and a regular trimester course at their degree level and submit a Final Creative Assignment for grading. Please contact our registrar for more information – registrar @ ubiquityuniversity.org. (sorry, direct link not provided due to spam bots).