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Challenge Theme:

The impact of COVID-19 on the Arts & Culture industry has been staggering. While the hardest hit by the pandemic, cultural and creative sectors are important for their economic footprint, employment and positive social impact. While we turn to virtual arts programming for entertainment during isolation, what does a sustainable model of recovery look like for this sector in the City of Toronto?

By selecting this theme, you and your team will choose an arts and culture-based research question to consider and map for your submission.

Some examples include:

  • The future of arts consumption, especially from a creator and consumer perpective
  • How arts and culture supports those during times of global crisis
  • Developing sustainable opportunity for artists and creators to recover
  • Integration of cultural practices in all industries

As you look toward the future of education systems through this challenge, you will need to engage with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While many goals could apply, here are some related SDGs:

  • Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
  • Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Humber Centres of Innovation Networks

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Humber Learning Outcomes

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Key Mindsets

  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • Systems Thinking

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  • Critical Thinking

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Skills In Action

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Digital Fluency
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Strategic Problem-Solving

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

Goal 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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