The Minerva Challenge is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your problem-solving skills. This six-week program will give you the opportunity to apply design thinking skills to a problem facing students around the world: how to re imagine education post-COVID-19. As students who have been dramatically impacted by the global pandemic, we know you have innovative ideas and solutions for how to ensure you and your classmates continue to have quality educational opportunities.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, education systems around the globe have shut down and effective learning has taken a backseat. Without a clear plan at national levels, each high school and university has had to design and implement its own alternative methods of continuing education.
As President of the Innovation Committee at your high school or university, the administration tasked you with creating a cohesive plan to restart educational opportunities for all students within the next six weeks. The new method must be accessible to all students previously served and ensure that the quality and effectiveness of the education is not compromised —ideally, it is enhanced. Due to the uncertainty as to when educational institutions will be able to re-open in person, it is imperative that the model be sustainable in nature.
<18, 18 - 24
From 1 month to 6 months
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