Unconference Canberra is this Saturday. So I am taking the opportunity to work up a presentation proposing an "Online Colombo Plan" for training Australian and Indian teachers jointly on-line in digital technology and entrepreneurship.
Online Colombo Plan
Proposal for Distance Education in Technology and Entrepreneurship to Train Teachers Jointly in Australia and India
By Tom Worthington FACS CP
IT Education for Sustainable Development
Australia and India can cooperate on e-learning to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals to:
Train teachers in technology
Further understanding between the nations
Provide new education export industry for Australia
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Seventeen United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
"... end poverty ... protect the planet ... ensure prosperity for
all ... foster peaceful, just and inclusive societies ... based on a
spirit of strengthened global solidarity ..."
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