World University Service (WUS) e.V.

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Our SDG Action

Across Boundaries Workshop for Vocational School on "Tourism in Africa"

Germany Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Number of people taking this action: 1-20
Our Action aims at supporting the SDG #8 "Decent work and economic growth" by discussing the topic "Tourism in Africa" in a vocational class of Tourism Agents. Our workshop-fascilitator is of Nigerian background and he introduces to the German class the conditions and situation of tourism in African countries and how this could be a support for SDG #8. The students get to know the instituitions, the SDGs as well as good practice examples from African tourism-partners. The aim is firstly to sensitise the students on the SDGs, to empower them for action concerning sustainability and they will gain intercultural competences by cooperating with the workshop leader. The teacher of the vocational class will be present and moderates group work and information phases of the workshop.
8 Decent work and economic growth

About World University Service (WUS) e.V.

“Grenzenlos / Across Boundaries” is offered by the World University Service (WUS). The project procures teaching cooperations for teachers at vocational schools in the following federal states: Baden-Wuerttemberg, Brandenburg, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Saarland. The guest speakers are students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, who are studying in one of the participating German states. During the cooperation, the students impart developmentally relevant issues on sustainability and globalization at the respective schools. After the event, they attain a qualification in the field of global learning.