Tag: Brazil

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]

Digital game contest

Digital game contest

The Innovation Unit has partnered with a video game company and the UNICEF Brazil country office in a project that combines education, football, video games, and the spirit of innovation. The project asks game design students from universities in São Paulo to form teams to create “edutainment” video games for […]

What can video games teach us?

Recently, we’ve been thinking a lot about videogames. Across the world, an increasing number of minds are talking about the awesome educational and world-saving potential hiding amidst the worlds of Warcraft, Civilization, even Oregon Trail, etc. Organizations like Institute of Play and Games for Change are founded on the premise […]