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Submission Form

PLEASE FILL THIS FORM TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY 1. Make sure you have registered on http://www.edusoil.com/transform-me.html
ALONG WITH ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
2. Use this form as a draft. Record as you complete each stage.
PPT
DOCUMENT
VIDEO (PLEASE TICK) 3. Then submit your stories online on challenge.dfcworld.com/southafrica

Submission Guidelines

Powerpoint

Video

Document

Follow the seven steps while making


your presentation. Include comments
from students / the community /
teachers.

Burn the video as data discs in one of


these formats: .avi, .mp4, .mpeg, .flv, .mov
and NOT as DVDs.

The document can be in the form of :

or

A completed submission form and a


Photo Story with not more than 10
printed images (photographs) that tell the
story with headings and captions that
capture the Feel / Imagine / Do/ Share/
Reflect/ Enjoy/ Sustain storyline.

Please note :
Do not insert videos into the
presentation.
PPT should not be of more than 15 slides
and not exceed 20 Mbs in size.

or

The Video should ONLY be 3 min long.


Include comments from students / the
community / teachers to share the
impact. (View winning story videos on
dfcworld.com/PHILIPPINES)

Name of School:
Address:

Names of Students (core team) :


Name of Mentor Teacher:
E-mail:

Tel.:

Give a title to your story of change. (For example, if it's a change story on getting people to wash hands to promote
health you might want to title it Clean hands, healthy life!)

The week in which it was implemented

FEEL

A. In groups, take a walk around


your school / community and
draw a map of areas that you
would like to see changed.

List the values your group members developed during this process.

List the situations/problems in your school/community that bothered you.

( example of issues that have bothered

children - dirty bathrooms/bullying/


broken infrastructure/saving trees and
animals / dull classrooms ...)
B. Choose an issue to solve.

C. To understand better, speak with other


people who are affected, or/and are a part
of the problem and ask them why the
situation is the way it is.

DON'T FORGET

to document each step with photographs/video/


comments from students, teachers and
people affected so that you can share your story.

Which issue did your group choose to solve?

Who was affected by the situation/problem and what did they say?

How did you empathise with the affected community?

IMAGINE

List the different solutions the group suggested.

State the solution you voted for and why you CHOSE it.
A. VOTE for the one solution that
you all believe will be effective!
B. BRAINSTORM your solutions keeping
these points in mind :
1. Easily replicable
2. Maximum people impacted
3. Potential for long lasting change
4.Quickest impact
C. Assess the potential of your solution
using the above criteria. Think about
whether your ideas are innovative.

DO
1. When did your group implement
your action plan?
2. What resources did you need to
implement your solution?
3. What was the budget? How did you
you raise the same money?
4. How many people were required?
5. How much time did it take to implement
all the steps?
6. How have the members of your group
been self-directed? What have you
learned about leadership?

Rate the POTENTIAL of your chosen idea from 1-5


Potential to be replicated EASILY
Potential to impact MAXIMUM number of people
Potential for LONG LASTING change
Potential for QUICK impact
How innovative has your group been when creating solutions?

1. Use the questions to draft the first three STEPS of your story of CHANGE!

SHARE

Which media have you chosen for your story?


Photo and text documentation (max 4 photos for each step)
Powerpoint presentation (max 15 slides, 20 mbs)
Video/Youtube (max 3 min long)
Which of these ideas did you use to expand your circle of influence?

A. Choose the most suitable MEDIA to


make a compelling story. Document
each of the seven steps.
B. INSPIRE others by sharing your story.
C. SUBMIT your completed story when
you complete all seven steps, edit your
drafts and meet the submssion
requirements.

REFLECT

Share your story at your school assembly


Spread awareness through posters, petitions, newsletters
Organise a parent meeting to gain more support
Share your story with other schools
Get support from the local news media.
Run a community campaign to mobilise people
What impact did your sharing have on the community? Did it INSPIRE
others to join in?

How does silent reflection and Mindful Inquiry help the group members
to listen more to themselves and each other?

A. Spend time in silent reflection.


B. Do some Mindful Inquiry.
1. Close your eyes, relax your body and
listen to your heartbeat and your breath.
Ask for guidance if there is anything that
you wish to improve. (5 min)
2. Open your eyes and review your learning
process, actions, behaviours and choices with
the Essential Questions in Sustain (20 min)
3. Close your eyes again. Visualise the change
you wish to see. Imagine that it is complete
and observe how it feels to be of service
and improve the world. (10 min)

What guidance did your group ask for and receive?

What effect does the repetition of the motto have on your attitude
and feelings?

C. Repeat the TransformME Mantra "


I CAN BE THE CHANGE IN THE WORLD
BY LISTENING TO MY HEART."

Are the members of your group feeling empowered? Why?

ENJOY
A. Repeat the TransformME Mantra
while closing your eyes, listening
to music and relaxing

How relaxed is the group during activities? How are you coping with stress?

What next steps will your group take? What are your goals/targets?

B. Get organised! Strategise, List, Celebrate!


C. Reflect on how you have changed. ENJOY
BEING THE CHANGE!

What challenges are you facing? How are you celebrating successes?

How has your group changed through this process? What have you been
learning about each other?

What are you all enjoying the most?

SUSTAIN

What have you learned about mindful citizenship, based on your actual
experience of planning and implementing change?

A. Look at the CORE UNDERSTANDINGS


and ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS to
regularly reflect on your progress.
B. Assess your strategy. Ask for
feedback and make changes to improve the
success and impact.

Have you learned anything surprising about yourself and your community?

C. Review what you understand about


transformation through service.

Do you need to make any changes to your strategy to enhance impact


and make it long lasting and sustainable? Elaborate.

Content:
FIDS-DFC Global
Juanita Naidoo Rea

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FIDS-DFC Global
Juanita Naidoo Rea,
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