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Get ready to dive into an incredible journey with YSI's Design for Change program. It's all about bringing social innovation to primary level students who are eager to change the world for good. Using a worldwide framework called FIDS (Feel, Imagine, Do, Share) that's been embraced by over 60 countries, YSI Design For Change was designed to unleash your inner creativity and make you believe in the power of “I CAN.”
You'll transform your awesome ideas into action to tackle real social challenges. Brace yourselves, because this program is all about turning the young generation into the coolest innovators out there—by actually doing it!
Are you ready to be a part of something big? Join us on this incredible adventure, and together, let's change the world one community at a time!
What Difference Will You Make?
Through YSI Design For Change programme, you will have a chance to actively engage with your local community, but your involvement won't stop there! You will learn about global issues and global citizenship, and widen your horizons on the social innovation journey! 🚀
FIDS (Feel, Imagine, Do, Share)
Have you ever wanted to solve the problems that matter to you and your community? Get ready to unleash your creativity with FIDS (Feel, Imagine, Do, Share) - a fantastic approach inspired by design thinking and innovation learning.
FIDS was created by the incredible Kiran Bir Sethi, the founder of Design for Change and a visionary educator from the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, India. And guess what? This amazing framework has now spread its wings and is used by teachers all over the world! 🌎
Get your school, youthreach or youth club signed up, form your team and decide on the social issue you are going to change!
Explore social issues in your community and beyond, and together with other young social innovators, decide on which issue you'd like to tackle!
Create a social innovation project plan to bring your innovative ideas into life, and start innovating!
It's time to share your social innovation story with others! During YSI Week, you are invited to showcase your project locally and tell others about the change you're making.
This incredible opportunity empowers students, like yourself, to create positive changes right in your own community. Students from Ireland, just like you, join forces with thousands of other young people around the world who are all working together to build a fair, caring, and sustainable planet.
With the Design For Change programme, you can become a storyteller of change! Your inspiring stories will be shared on a global platform, allowing your voice to be heard by other young changemakers from all corners of the globe. Together, we'll create a powerful sense of global citizenship and solidarity.
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