Global Spotlight 2019

Employability

The rapid advancement of technology has changed the employability skills needed for the future in significant and unforeseeable ways. Many agree that education will need to be aligned and adapted to these shifting demands with innovative solutions. Therefore, it is critical that education implements sustainable innovations to effectively support the future employability of young people.
Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation

What is Spotlight on Employability?

Organized together with Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation HundrED Spotlight on Employability Skills is a curated collection of 10 education innovations offering inspiring solutions to provide future life and career skills for students. Any Chinese speaking educator or innovator can submit their innovation to be researched and all submitted innovations undergo a thorough research process and screening by an expert advisory board. The ten selected applications adhere to a strict selection criteria of FIT+HUG, while being impactful, scalable and innovative. The deep insights gained through the Spotlight are then shared with the world in the form of a report and videos.

The HundrED Spotlight is co-organized together with the Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation to start their NXTEducator program on the theme of employability. 

 
 
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Innovations

Explore education innovations recognized by HundrED as well as innovations from shared by the education community across the world.
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City Wanderer- Wandering Challenge
City Wanderer strives to inspire youth to discover, pursue their purpose through innovative education program, to find their passion and self-worth through persistent actions. Youth sign up in a team
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Teach For Taiwan
TFT goes beyond conventional measures and offers a sustainable, systemic solution to educational inequity. We recruit high-potential, mission-driven individuals to commit to a full-time teaching fello
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BEEP Lab - Design mentoring to spark creativity & Innovation for kids 快樂追築
BEEP Lab is an education & training consultancy founded in Taiwan since 2015 and is now based in Singapore as a registered social enterprise. We aim to enrich and engage the minds of children, teenage
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FunMeiker-ArKIDecture Education to empower children to nurture the sense of aesthetics
FunMeiker's educational approach is inspired by Architecture education for children. We aim to develop learning methodologies and approaches that is contextualised for Taiwan and the asia region, so a
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MTA WORLD (Mondragon Team Academy)
MTA is an international community of changemaker entrepreneurs by implementing an educational model adapted to the new way society is organized that encourages teampreneurship through experimentation.
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Drone-based Interdisciplinary Learning & Entrepreneurship Education
A Finnish curriculum framework was adopted to cultivate students’ transversal competences under the theme of drone technology in Hong Kong. Students applied what they learnt to design a drone-assisted
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Co-Publishing Project : Inspire Taiwan children from remote schools learning motivation
Visual is the worldwide language.This project has already published two kind of Visual composition books which total amount are 6,000 copies. We combined smart phones, internet and social media. Child

How does it work?

Who can apply?

Any Chinese speaking K12 educator or innovator around the world can submit their project focusing on employability skills from May 10th to June 30th, 2019 using the HundrED Platform for sharing their innovation for a review. 

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Who can apply?

Any Chinese speaking K12 educator or innovator around the world can submit their project focusing on employability skills from May 10th to June 30th, 2019 using the HundrED Platform for sharing their innovation for a review. 

In December 2019, 10 inspiring education innovations will be selected by an expert jury and announced in the Spotlight Summit in Taipei. The ten selected applications adhere to a strict selection criteria of FIT+HUG (see below), while being impactful, scalable and innovative. The deep insights gained through the Spotlight are then shared with the world in the form of a report and videos.

FIT+HUG:

Friendly by Nature
Innovative with Diversity
Technology Aware

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Human-Centric Approach
Uniting multiple domains
Global view with local act

 

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How are projects selected?

To determine how well submissions fit the three criteria, HundrED uses the following descriptive factors that have been shown in innovation literature...

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How are projects selected?

Research is being made by adapting the FIT+HUG criteria by the Sayling Wen Cultural and Educational Foundation and the three criteria by HundrED of innovativeness, impact, and scalability.

Based on these factors, alongside qualitative evidence from interviews with the research teams, innovations are given an overall score. Innovations are scored twice, first based on their current state and then based on their potential. To determine how well submissions fit the criteria, the following descriptive factors will be used:

HundrED Criteria


Innovativeness: Valuable improvement within the context

Impact: Established for at least a year with demonstrable evidence

Scalability: Adaptable in new environments with a commitment to scale

FIT+HUG Criteria


Friendly by Nature: Innovation encourages students to be friendly not only at work, but also exhibit sincerity and goodwill in all interaction with people, matters and things

Innovative with Diversity: Innovation encourages students to integrate different cultural influences, and are accustomed to formulating solutions from multiple perspectives

Technology Aware: Innovation encourages students to be willing to accept technological trends and new knowledge, and seeks to utilise them

Human-Centric Approach: Innovation encourages students to be empathetic and take initiative to understand customers’ needs, and design or provide customer-centric services in a timely manner as well as effectively solve problems and meet customers needs

Uniting multiple domains: Innovation encourages students to understand the cultural and professional values of different domains, lead teams from different disciplines to have discussions and dialogues and jointly create the best solution for achieving goals

Global view with local act: Innovation encourages students to appropriately use global knowledge and experience to design solutions that are suitable and capable of enhancing the value and quality of local industries

 

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