Using play concept to lift youth unity – New Sarawak Tribune, 24.06.2020

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Using a community- centred pedagogical model to build social resilience through Play

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Communities today are now facing different challenging conditions around the world, forcing them to embrace social resilience in order to collectively cope with or respond to external pressures and interruptions. We now need to adopt and adapt to a new normal way of life, learning from the experiences of many indigenous communities who have emerged as champions of social resilience, as these communities have acclimatized to many circumstances affecting their ways of life, such as climate change.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Learning from indigenous communities is becoming increasingly important, as they are capable of providing insight on different issues that affect us. In recognition of the invaluable wealth of knowledge belonging to indigenous communities that we can learn from, the Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations (ISITI), has spent over twenty years building a close, working relationship with these communities. Over the years, ISITI has been involved in

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UNIMAS holds first ever Virtual International Research Project Launch on how to build Social Resilience through Play

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Resilience refers to a person's ability to withstand or recover quickly from challenging conditions. As the world learns to adopt and adapt to new normal, social resilience is increasingly becoming more crucial to embrace today. Social resilience is the way communities collectively cope with or respond to external pressures and interruptions, much like what we are dealing with now, with the Covid-19 pandemic. Disruptions may occur due to social, political and environmental changes. To cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, we have had to learn how to protect ourselves and our loved ones, by abiding public health advice.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>How do we use Play to build social resilience?  A team of interdisciplinary researchers at UNIMAS is investigating how the concept of Play can be utilised as a pedagogy to build social resilience among young people of Asia.  The team, comprising of Dr Jacey-Lynn Minoi, AP Dr Fitri

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Call for Participation: Virtual International Project Launch – 24 June 2020

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Resilience refers to a person's ability to withstand or recover quickly from challenging conditions. As the world learns to adopt and adapt to new normal, social resilience is increasingly becoming more crucial to embrace today. Social resilience is the way communities collectively cope with or respond to external pressures and interruptions, much like what we are dealing with now, with the Covid-19 pandemic. Disruptions may occur due to social, political and environmental changes. To cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, we have had to learn how to protect ourselves and our loved ones, by abiding public health advice.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>How do we use Play to build social resilience? A team of interdisciplinary researchers at UNIMAS is investigating how the concept of Play can be utilised as a pedagogy to build social resilience among young people of Asia. The team, comprising of Dr Jacey-Lynn Minoi, AP Dr Fitri

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