Yan Xiao Han

Yan Xiao Han

References(Deadline: 15 September 11:59pm HKT)

1⃣️How universities are successfully fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion

Summary:

Universities are obliged to be diverse and inclusive in various terms nowadays for it benefits everyone by offer a welcoming environment and right to express themselves. It is common that in a university, attitudes towards diversity vary from department to department. Actions have been taken to alleviate the detrimental impact of discrimination. Stanford created education and community engagement programs to increase to rate of women in physics majors. The University of Michigan provides all individuals with an equal opportunity to contribute and succeed while working to challenge and respond to bias, harassment and discrimination. University of Manchester improved the representation of women and black, Asian, disabled and minority ethnic staff in senior leadership, academic and professional support positions as well as tried to understand and address any differential outcomes of undergraduate students.

Rating:85/100

2⃣️Digital inclusion: Activating skills for the next billion jobs

Summary:

Owing to the fact that the COVID-19 led to a huge amount of unemployment and the deterioration of economic inequality, the swift transformation of digital economy is an inevitable result. The risks of a digital divide is to increase the reliance of households, small businesses, and entire economies on internet access. The expansion of industrial digital transformation may become an opportunity on which governments, the private sector, and international organizations try to invest in teaching workers new skills and reverse a two-decade decline in training on the job. The important mission of collecting data is conducted by UN and ITU to help better understand connectivity challenges and to benchmark progress toward closing the digital gap and expanding opportunities but this work still needs collaboration of everyone.

Rating: 80/100

3⃣️10 Things You Can Do to Make Your Class Socially Inclusive

Summary:

Inclusive schools focus on the removing of educational barriers. Do not hide in an inclusive school. Strategies for social Inclusion are listed bellow:1. Switch up the seating plan 2. Find common ground 3. Partner or small group work 4. Offer structured recess activities 5. Use socially inclusive language 6. Role-play situations where students can include one another 7. Set expectations for socially-inclusive behavior 8. Find ways to highlight student interests and strengths 9. Ensure that all students have an effective and appropriate way to communicate 10. Provide opportunities/places for students to meet and interact in your classroom

Rating: 80/100

4⃣️Bully A Plant: Say No To Bullying

Summary:

A live experiment to highlight the negative effects of verbal bullying. At IKEA happiness spread through how people treat each other so they make effort to spread positivity. They placed two plants in GEMS schools across the UAE. Recorded audio messages were placed in loop as a way of verbal bully. Students took part in by recording positive and negative messages to the two plants. As a result, the one being bullied withered after a month. It Aimed to create happier communities for a better everyday and living environment.

Rating: 85/100

5⃣️3 ways to encourage men to be more vulnerable

Summary:

The importance of male vulnerability is strongly highlighted for male merely know how to express emotion between happiness and anger. Reasons for the fact mainly due to men's strong believe that emotion is an indication of weakness. It's a serious cultural problem that men are more likely to reject, deny , suppress and silence emotions, which might cause mental health issues, difficulty to form relationships, foster aggression and even violence. Methods to alleviate the stress are listed as follows: 1. Redefine strengths (vulnerability requires immense strength ) 2. Never shame(treasure the ability to feel) 3. Create safe spaces (lay down power and take up vulnerability)

Rating: 95/100