This is an open invitation to join our global partner network of 80+ organizations. Our existing partners have already created 250+ free courses for youth on our free learning platform the LAB. The topics range from climate action and social justice to sexual health and reproductive rights.
Competency development through virtual chess education: How Argentinian civil society organization Caballito de Palermo is teaching chess online
El Caballito de Palermo is a multidisciplinary civil society organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina dedicated to supporting the development of children’s cognitive and emotional competences based on the game of chess which compliments a diverse range of activities and strategy development. The team collaborates with 10 teachers who lead classes to our 50+ partners, reaching 1,000 students in all of the schools. Their vision is to be recognized as a global, avant-garde, and innovative institution of the art of thought.
Disrupting the future of internships abroad: How Global Leadership Adventures (GLA) is marking the path towards a future of virtual internships for youth
Global Leadership Adventures (GLA) is a USA-based study abroad organization that aims to give high-school students life-changing and transformative leadership experiences through travel. Their programs combine service-learning and travel to guide and create the next generation of young leaders to transform the world and their role in it.
The future of conferences is digital: The hosting the 2020 Networked Learning Conference (NLC) using the CanopyLAB platform
First started in 1998 by Aalborg University in Denmark, The Networked Learning Conference (NLC) is a biennial and one of its kind gathering of university experts from all over Europe to discuss networked learning, lifelong learning and professional development for a 3-day-period.
A case of virtual activism: How MOCICC, Peru’s largest climate coalition, ensures collaboration and growth in a socially distanced community of empowered activists
The Citizen Movement Against Climate Change (MOCICC) is a civil society network in Peru, made up of 37+ social organizations, NGOs, religious institutions, schools, citizen groups, and activists that spans over 17 regions in the country. MOCICC is recognized by the state as the elected representative of civil society in the National Commission on Climate Change (CNCC).
From a messenger app to an AI-powered social learning platform: How a Peruvian elementary school transitioned to remote learning in a matter of weeks.
San Luis María de Montfort is an elementary school in Mala, Lima (Peru) that has been running for 8 years counting 10 teachers and 80 students. Their mission is to ensure that students grow into strong agents of change through strong self-esteem, reflective and critical minds and the ability to respect and collaborate with other members of their community.
A virtual path to language learning and fluency in the Dominican Republic: The case of T & G Global Institute.
The course architecture provides all the major features needed to develop any course, regardless of the topic of study. Any educational institution could easily apply the CanopyLAB platform to their program, using technology to face the changes we are all expiring today.
Harnessing the power of role models: How DigiPippi is closing the gender gap for women in technology through youth mentorships
Did you know that there are still IT university programs with 0% female enrolment? This is just one fact that drives the DigiPippi volunteer mentorship program that aims to connect girls ages 7-13 with female role models to foster curiosity and passion for the world of technology. With the support of CanopyLAB, DigiPippi has created a virtual academy where volunteers learn about the Digippipi method, which includes how to become a role model for girls in tech, host IT workshops and use social media for outreach courses, all while connecting with their mentees in a social online setting.
Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a strategy. The key to harnessing the powers of diversity is to build inclusive environments, where everybody feels safe and can be their true self. When we get to that inclusive sweet spot, we will start to see the powerful effects of diversity; happier employees, more innovation and increased financial performance.
The Valkyrie is an NGO non-profit that was born on the dream of sharing knowledge and skills to empower women worldwide. The focus is feminine empowerment through a 3 C approach: courses, coaching, and content. Currently, the Valkyrie is a one woman show, but there are more people interested in joining the team in Brazil and in Uganda as instructors and members of the board.