Aligning students, educators, schools, universities, curriculum and education systems with the Global Goals

Teaspoons of Change is a service provider to integrate the Global Goals into the vision, values and daily practices of any educational institute

The Global Goals are the big picture for every Teaspoon of Change; 

Every Teaspoon of Change contributes to the Global Goals! 

In 2015, all 193 countries committed to making the world a better place through the Global Goals, this is why Teaspoons of Change exists.

The 17 Global Goals aim for three big achievements by 2030: 

We integrate global citizenship into the
vision, values & daily practices of schools & institutes!

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TEASPOONS OF CHANGE & THE SDGs

Supporting Interaction & Integration with the Sustainable Development Goals 

  • Integrate all parts of the school through a context and narrative of the SDGs and personal contributions 
  • Equip the school, educators, staff and students to be active and effective global citizens
  • Work with leadership and staff on vision and strategy, as well as turning ideas, strategy & plans into action
  • Offer expertise in approaches and models, as well as culture creation to expand the breadth and depth of future intentions, practices and actions
  • Contextualise good work already being done and working towards a vision, outcomes and future strategies 
  • Provide resources, best practices and connections on global citizenship, leadership and action planning
  • Identify opportunities to easily align with the SDGs and share the associated benefits – internally & externally
  • Provide support for key champions and leadership teams enhancing the school community from within

ENGAGEMENT & OUTCOMES

We shift the narrative on the positive things ‘we do’, to them being ‘a part of who we are’ with personal and global contexts

Outcomes from engagements will include, but not be limited to: 

  1. A shared vocab and narrative contextualising all aspects of the school, embedding the SDGs in the school strategy and culture
  2. Essential understanding of the SDGs, at a personal and collective level, and how to take action for positive impacts on people & planet
  3. Highlight, connect and contextualise what the school is already doing to support the SDGs and where it might choose to go

Engagement with Teaspoons of Change & the SDGs: 

  • Our engagement is about meeting schools where they are at, and enhancing them with an SDGs and Teaspoons of Change lens 
  • Overall, and specifically, we focus on and add value to: SDG engagement, sustainability, wellbeing, leadership, service learning, culture, strategies and other relevant topics, projects, events or initiatives
  • Engagements include a summary of observations, appreciations and recommendations for maintaining and enhancing progress 
  • You also have access to Teaspoons of Change associates in addition to d’Arcy (keynote speaker, presenter and facilitator), and including Serafina (promoter, events support and video creator) and Morgana (graphic designer, marketing and business strategy)

                      

IMPACTS & BENEFITS

What You Can Expect After a Teaspoons of Change & SDG Engagement 

  • Sharpened vision, purpose and culture – a part of ‘who we are’, not just what we do
  • Attainment and recognition as a purpose-driven community
  • Competitive advantage in sustainability and social consciousness
  • Innovative ideas and actions for social, environmental and global change
  • Reduced costs with more effective practices and habits
  • Staff attraction and retention with greater job satisfaction & loyalty
  • Values-driven high performance culture
  • Personal, local and global sense of purpose
  • Where global citizenship, sustainability and service are not extra, but integrated

Any of the following key menu items could be included in an engagement & tailored to suit the specific needs of the school

 SDG ENGAGEMENT WHO / HOW DURATION
Intro presentations on ToCh & SDGs Leadership, staff, board, parents, whole school  10 mins – 1 hr
Visioning and design workshop Leadership, board, parents, selected staff / students & teams 2 hrs
Workshop(s) Whole school, year levels, classes, specialised groups 1-6 hrs; 2-5 days
Implementation Meeting(s) Team leaders and influencers 1hr
Implementation Meeting(s) Work with specialised roles in sustainability, service, wellbeing and other relevant roles 1 hr + as needed
Specialised meetings Section heads, admin, marketing, comms & other relevant cogs in the school 1hr
Workshop to maintain progress Select staff as an SDG working group 2 hrs –  half-day
External presentation / workshop Parents and community 15 mins – 1-4 hrs
ToCh schools audit on SDGs, sustainability and inclusion d’Arcy observing school and casual conversations with relevant staff & students Half – full day(s)
Promotion, marketing and materials Teaspoons of Change team to enhance narratives & collateral with SDGs Half – full day(s)
Work specifically on special project, topic, unit, event, etc. d’Arcy & ToC team supporting working group or project team to include SDGs As needed 
Videos highlighting your school and the SDGs Serafina from ToC makes videos used for internal / external promotion & social media 1-2 days
Awards System or Campaign d’Arcy to align values and actions in a unique award system with double impact Half – full day(s)

GLOBAL CITIZEN IN RESIDENCE

A resource, presence & support for the integration of purpose & global citizenship

Baseline Testing & SDG Audit

  • Create baseline data on global citizenship literacy and competency to evaluate impact at residence end
  • SDG audit school-wide – what is working well, what more could be done, recommendations to SLT to embed 

Connecting Leadership and Whole School with Macro & Micro Contexts

  • Connect the dots on all the sustainability, community engagement and social justice programs and actions
  • Create an attention to intention so everything has a macro (global) and micro (personal) context

Key Presentations and Workshops on Global Citizenship

  • Give presentations and workshops to outline the Global Goals, how the school already compliments what is being done and to how make the Global Goals an important part of the vocabulary and actions, ongoing
  • Connect with clients and the wider community to share global perspectives and what is being done, and amplify them

Professional Development & Support Key People and Positions

  • Sessions for all staff as well as specific meetings to integrate global citizenship into the classroom – not a program
  • Sharing of resources, approaches, people & organisations to further develop any aspect of the global citizenship lens 

Residency, Opposed to Consultancy

  • Participate in the school & community day-to-day creating greater impact than one-off presentations & consultation
  • Play an active role as an effective global citizen, indirectly and significantly adding undiscovered impacts & outcomes

INDICATIVE PRICING

These are a general indication of value for schools engagement but may vary depending on size of school and circumstances

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Cost

1-day

 From $1200

3-days

 From $2400 @ $800/day

1-week

 From $3,500 @ $700/day

2-weeks

 From $5,500 @ $550/day

1-month

 From $10,000 @ $500/day

Videos

 From $350

  • $200 final report (optional)
  • Provide accommodation if needed – hosts preferred, than hotels
  • Reimbursement for transport (if needed) typically a return lowest-fare ticket usually from Australia but can be shared among other institutes if visiting them within the same trip. At no cost to you is carbon offset at $30/tonne we pay using Offsetters

100% of money above frugal living costs go to good people working on global solutions

What We Do

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Align schools, universities, curriculum and community with the Global Goals

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Engage, inspire and equip students and educators with the tools to be effective global citizens

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Understand how personal actions matter, and where they fit in the global picture

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Offer expertise in: global citizenship, sustainability, service learning, community engagement and projects, social media, tiny houses and more

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Integrate the Global Goals into the vision, values and across all subjects and curriculum

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Identify issues, challenges and opportunities to align with the Global Goals

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Give context and highlight the good already being done in a spectrum of doing more

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Innovate and share effective ideas, attitudes and actions towards the Global Goals

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Provide support for key champions and leadership teams

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Collect, compile and share resources, best practices and curriculum from around the world

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Provide a thorough and personalised list of Teaspoons of Change specific to your institute

How We Do It

We deliver a creative and intentional mix of information and inspiration through:

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Presentations / Workshops

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Professional Development for Educators

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Mentoring and development for key staff

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Leadership Development

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Resources - from Teaspoons of Change, World's Largest Lesson and the Global Goals

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Resources - from leading global educators & institutes

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Points and Awards System - matching personal and local actions with global impacts

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Community Connection & Engagement

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Report writing and impact assessment

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Analyse current set-ups, systems and practices

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Custom-made videos

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Experiential Learning

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Events and road trips

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Advocacy / Campaigns

SDG Progression & Continuous Engagement

Click on image below to see overview of progressive engagement to integrate schools with the SDGs

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