The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy inclusion, peace, and prosperity. With The SDGs INNOVATION, Ibtikar provides Palestinian young people with the opportunity to use their creativity to respond to social issues and contribute to the realization of the SDGs. The SDGs INNOVATION focuses on achieving greater awareness and knowledge among students, teachers, parents, and decision-makers on the SDGS (education and development based goals).
The given project was developed to learn and teach for a sustainable future in Palestine through empowering schools and teachers across Palestine to act on the United Nations Sustainable Development through the use of social innovation tools. The project is about; (1) teaching and learning through a global justice lens, allow school students, teachers, parents and decision-makers to explore knowledge, skills, attitude, and values necessary to become global citizens, (2) Empowering young people to use social innovation to respond on social issues and act on the SDGs and (3) Facilitates schools to work for a more just and sustainable world.
The given project is based on the following main pillars (1) Student trainings, (2) Teachers' trainings (3) Parent workshops, and (4) School action projects with the involvement of decision-makers.