Global Nomads Group: Barriers to Access Education with Girl Rising Executive Producer, Tom Yellin (One Week Lesson Plan)

Overview: The Girl Rising curriculum explores the importance of education on a global scale. Barriers to education prevent millions from accessing education. Using the film, Girl Rising, this curriculum seeks to examine these barriers that specifically prevent girls from accessing education and asks students to brainstorm realistic solutions to this global and local problem.  

Curriculum: The Girl Rising curriculum can be downloaded from the following link below: 

Download: Girl Rising Curriculum 2014-15.pdf

The following video supports the Girl Rising curriculum:

Girl Rising

Global Nomads Group: 

Global Nomads Group (GNG) is an international NGO mission is to foster dialogue and understanding among the world’s youth. GNG engages and empowers young people worldwide using media, including: interactive videoconferencing, webcasting, social networking, gaming, and participatory filmmaking. GNG operates at the intersection of international and peace education, striving to serve as a vehicle for awareness, bridging the boundaries of cultural misconceptions and instilling in our audience a heightened appreciation and comprehension of the world in which they live. 


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