2040 - Targeted Solutions For Women And Girls

2040 - Targeted Solutions For Women And Girls

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • English
  • Reading
  • Environmental
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainability
  • ...

Lesson summary

A lot of people say that girls’ education is important, but do you know why? This activity will show you an unexpected outcome that comes from empowering women and girls in the context of climate change. You’ll consider the role of community members in generating targeted solutions to gender inequality and use some tools that real leaders use to evaluate their ideas. 

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Curriculum connections: English, LiteracyCritical and Creative ThinkingSustainability

Time required: 40 minutes 

Resources required

  • Device with internet connection

Additional information

2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW! Director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. 

In Australia: Order the Schools Version of the 2040 DVD. The Schools Version includes an educational license and is for Australian primary and secondary schools that wish to utilise the film as a learning tool or host free on-site screenings for the school community.

In New Zealand: Order the Schools Version of the 2040 DVD. The Schools Version includes an educational license and is for New Zealand primary and secondary schools that wish to utilise the film as a learning tool or host free on-site screenings for the school community.

If you are teaching in either New Zealand or Australia, you can now organise a virtual screening of the film for your class. To enquire about this option, simply email schools@whatsyour2040.com and the 2040 team will help you set this up! If you have already bought a DVD of the film and you have a ClickView account, you can email the team for permission to upload the film to your account to make it more easily accessible for your teachers and students.

Cool Australia, GoodThing Productions and Regen Pictures would like to acknowledge the generous contributions of Good Pitch AustraliaShark Island InstituteDocumentary Australia FoundationThe Caledonia Foundation and our philanthropic partners in the development of these teaching resources.

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