Systems thinking through the Compass
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Laurence Myers
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About the talk

Discover the many ways you can embrace being a change maker in education through the lens of sustainability. In this talk by education leader, coach and consultant, Laurence Myers, get introduced to The Compass, a simple tool for students and teachers to develop systems-thinking, unpack complex issues and navigate the global Sustainable Development Goals.

Key objectives

  • Explore Compass as an intuitive tool that can be easily used by anybody where directions are replaced by the four dimensions of sustainability: Nature, Economy, Society and Wellbeing
  • Gain insights on teaching-learning strategies and how you can use the Compass to help learners navigate the global UN Sustainable Development Goals and consider other complex real world issues
Speaker
Laurence Myers
Educational Leader
Disclaimer - This event is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle’s events and webinars are organised to enable an exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community and are not a replacement for official IB workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB. Please seek assistance from your school’s IB coordinator and/or refer to official IB documents before implementing shared ideas and strategies in your classroom.

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Laurence Myers
Laurence Myers is a committed educational leader, coach and consultant for sustainability and service learning. In addition to his comprehensive K-12 experience in both roles, he is also a learning facilitator on the steering committee for COMPASS Education. In this role, Laurence works regularly with educators globally to develop a systems-thinking approach to sustainability and other global issues at a classroom level. With a focus on keeping authentic engagement with the "why" at the center of learning, he supports the capacity-building of educators and students to address relevant issues in ways that develop deep knowledge, skills, dispositions and result in transformational learning and positive change.
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Systems thinking through the Compass
Discover the many ways you can embrace being a change maker in education through the lens of sustainability. In this workshop with education leader, coach and consultant, Laurence Myers, get introduced to The Compass, a simple tool for students and teachers to develop systems-thinking, unpack complex issues and navigate the global Sustainable Development Goals.