The goal is that the School-To-School Connections program will help createasense of commonality among young people and a sense of sharedresponsibility fortackling the global challenges we all face. In 2011, with School-To-SchoolConnections in mind, Connect To Learn commissioned a team from ColumbiaUniversity Teachers College to create a set of curricular resources basedon theMillennium Development Goals in order to support shared lesson planningbetweenteachers at partnered schools and collaborative learning among theirstudents.Video calls and emails help facilitate their work together and buildrelationships among participants.
The classes shared their thoughts on "ensuring environmentalsustainability" andwhat it means in each of their countries, asking questions, clapping,laughingand nodding their heads. They also talked about the similarities anddifferencesin the types of activities that take place in each of their communities.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Download high-resolution photos and broadcast-quality video atwww.ericsson.com/press
Ericsson Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility - 2012 Report:http://www.ericsson.com/res/thecompany/docs/corporate-responsibility/2012/2012_corporate_responsibility_and_sustainability_report.pdf
How ICT is changing the classroom:http://www.ericsson.com/news/121023-how-ict-is-changing-the-classroom_244159017_c
Report: Learning and Education in the Networked Societyeducation-in-networked-society-report-201121022.pdf">http://www.ericsson.com/res/docs/2012/learning-education-in-networked-society-report-201121022.pdf
About the Connect To Learn initiative
Connect To Learn is a public-private partnership between Ericsson, theEarthInstitute at Columbia University, and Millennium Promise along withoperator andother corporate and individual partners. A global education initiative,ConnectTo Learn was launched in 2010, in response to the challenges of access andinequality. The Connect To Learn partners recognize the transformationalrolebroadband connectivity and other ICT solutions can have in scaling upaccess toquality education through innovative programs, such as cloud-basedcurricula andschool-to-school connectivity.
To learn more please visit: http://www.connecttolearn.org
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology andservices.We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutionsthatallow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainablesocieties around the world.
Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure withinInformationand Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries.Today40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks andwesupport customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.
We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.In2012 the company's net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion).Ericssonis listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges.
Ericsson and Entel partner for Connect To Learn in Chile:http://hugin.info/1061/R/1708548/566090.pdf
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