February 15, 2018
+ TO CALENDAR 2018-02-22 16:00:00 2018-02-22 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Free Student Discussion Fortune telling and propaganda vs the real challenge facing younger generations. All secondary students welcome! MLC Assembly Hall 207 Barkers Rd, Kew 3101 Cecilia ipc@mlc.vic.edu.au
 

Methodist Ladies' College warmly invites all secondary students to attend:


Fortune telling and propaganda versus the real challenges facing younger generations - how you can know the difference, how you can make the difference!


How do we identify challenges to begin with? How do we predict where challenges may be in the future?  How do we approach the challenges ahead of us with wisdom, ethics and common sense?

Dr Paul Read from the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute will discuss the challenges facing the younger generation and the ways in which we can increase our understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. Students will be thoroughly engaged throughout this fascinating presentation. 

Topics to be discussed will include:
  • Singularity – technology and how this will change jobs
  • Pollution and climate
  • Gender Roles
  • Consumerism
  • Intergenerational equity
  • National security – terrorism, war, natural disasters
 
Underpinned by the key themes of 
  • Integrity
  • Wellbeing
  • Being Bold (critical thinking)

Attendance is free, book at trybooking.com/TZEO.
Seats are limited to 10 tickets max per school. Teachers are welcome to attend with their students. Please note this session is aimed at students from Year 7 to Year 12.

Please contact Kate Lafferty (lafferk@mlc.vic.edu.au) or Kathy Harrison (harriskd@mlc.vic.edu.au) with any questions.

Event Details

Time/Date:
Thursday, 22 February 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location
MLC Assembly Hall 207 Barkers Rd, Kew 3101
Details
Enter from Glenferrie Rd or Fitzwilliam St.
Free of charge.

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