Welcome to the UNIS PYPx Website!

Scroll down to see how we are progressing.

You will find all of the PYPx groups and their topics
at the bottom of the page.

Students presented the the UNIS community for two days and one evening.

April 26-29 (Wk 8)

Taking Action & Reflecting

Weekly Overview

  • Set-up displays

  • Take action

  • Present to the UNIS community

  • Reflect on the process and product

GiveTheEarthABreak.mov

Week 7 PYPx Rap Videos and Action Planning

Students synced their rap verses to music, took actions and finalized their displays.

Students learn to take action using iMovie to create video messages and rap songs.

April 19-23 (Wk 7)

Taking Action

Weekly Overview

  • Check emails and goal setting for the week

  • Complete displays

  • Take action

  • Practice presentations

  • Invite friends and family

ActionRap.mp4

Week 6 PYPx Rap Videos and Action Planning

Students write rap verses about their topics, develop actions and work on their presentations.

Students take action to get UNIS families to avoid single-use plastic water bottles during their Spring Break vacation.

April 12-16 (Wk 6)

Making Conclusions

Weekly Overview

  • Check emails and goal setting for the week

  • Decide on main message and audience

  • Create presentation displays

  • Meet with Specialists to develop presentation ideas

  • Take action!

  • Vlog

Wk 5 PYPx Random Reflections 2021.mp4

Week 5 PYPx Random Reflections

A range of PYPx groups, share what they have been doing during their PYPx time.

Mar 29 - April 2 (Wk 5)

Going Further

Weekly Overview

  • Check emails and goal setting for the week

  • Consider possible actions

  • Write thank you notes to experts

  • Develop a Central Idea

  • Practice presentations in front of an audience

  • Vlog

Wk 4 PYPx Group Reflections 2021.mp4

Week 4 PYPx Group Reflections

A range of PYPx groups, share what they have been doing during their PYPx time.

Students interview a counselor regarding the effects of bullying and depression.

Mar 22 - 26 (Wk 4)

Sorting Out

Weekly Overview

  • Check emails and goal setting for the week

  • Review how to interview and take notes

  • Interview experts and take notes

  • Organize notes into a structured presentation for next week

  • Vlog

Week 3 PYPx Reflections.mp4

Week 3 PYPx Group Reflections

Mar 15 - 19 (Wk 3)

Finding Out

Weekly Overview

  • D1. Check emails and goal setting for the week

  • D2. Sort information

  • D3. Present current findings and additional questions

  • D4. Craft and email questions to an Expert

  • D5. vlog

PYPx T-Shirt Design_2021

Mar 8 - 12 (Wk 2)

Finding Out

Weekly Overview

  • Develop key concept questions (lines of inquiry)

  • Check emails, goal setting

  • Find resources and learn to take notes on website

  • Announce T-shirt Competition

  • Develop an assessment rubric

  • Vlog

Week 2 PYPx Group Reflections 2021.mp4

Week 2 PYPx Group Reflections

A range of PYPx groups, share what they have been doing during their PYPx time.

PYPx Videos.mp4

5A Provocation Skits

5B's Topic Skits.mp4

5B Provocation Skits

Mar 1 - 5 (Wk 1)

Tuning In

Weekly Overview

Monday:

  • Group bonding activity (KWL and find pictures related to out topics)

Tuesday:

  • Group bonding activity (create a skit to highlight the social issue)

  • Explore website and create essential agreements

Wednesday:

  • Develop roles and responsibilities

Thursday:

  • Select key concepts and related concepts

Friday:

  • Email mentors and vlog

5C Provocation Skits.mp4

5C Provocation Skits

5D PYPx Skits.mp4

5D Provocation Skits

February 22 - 26 (Provocation)

Tuning In

Weekly Overview

Tuesday:

  • Identify social issues of interest and personal passions

Friday:

  • Complete a PYPx selection form

  • Record weekly Vlog

PYPx Groups

Coordinating Teacher: Charlie Moore

Group 1

SDG 13

Climate Action

Mentor:

Angela Brienza

Group Members:

Clara

Jana

Helene

Saleema


Group 2

SDG 13

Climate Action

Mentor:

Faye McAuley

Group Members:

Hideaki

Hoang

Samuel

Reima

Group 3

SDG 15

Animal Welfare

Mentor:

Selina Shah

Vicki Wilson-Jiwatram

Group Members:

Finn

Tobias

Jaden

Felix

Group 4

SDG 14

Life Below Water

Mentor:

Michelle Currey

Laurie Rombaut

Group Members:

Seeyoon

Sally

Van

Max

Group 5

SDG 7

Affordable and Clean Energy

Mentor:

Laura Kaufman

Group Members:

Costanza

Milly

Group 6

SDG 16

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

Mentor:

Kay Strenio

Group Members:

Madelline

Giang


Group 7

SDG 12

Responsible Consumption and Production

Mentor:

Ms Huyen

Group Members:

David

Khoi

Coordinating Teacher: Tina Carew

SDG 1: No Poverty

Mentors:

Tran Kim Dung &

Clare Albertson

Group Members:

Miley

Finn

Tom

SDG 5: Gender Equality

Mentor:

David Logue

Group Members:

Ila

Hazel

Khoa

Binh

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

Mentor:

Julie Allison

Group Members: Calum

Sarah

Minh

SDG 12 Plastic Waste & SDG 14 Plastic Ocean

Mentors:

Jennifer Szwarc

Cecil Mack

Group Members:

Jae Won

Seung Heon

Hieu

Long

SDG 13: Climate Action

Mentor:

Shannon Schultz

Group Members:

Alice

Anson

Sophia

Alex

SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Mentors:

Kris Bezzerides

Jay Dienn

Group Members: Weiwei

Neora

Devin &

Andrew


Coordinating Teacher: Nathan Smith

SDG 3: Bullying and Depression

Mentor:
Matt Magowan

Group Members: Gabe, Monir, Nam, Sam

SDG 10:
Racism towards Asians

Mentors:

Megan Brazil

Dang Phuong Mai


Group Members: Ngoc, Phuc, Thao, Yichen



SDG 12:
Plastic Consumption and Production

Mentors:
Emily Goodrum
Maeve O'Donovan

Group Members: Heidi, Jay, Sarah, Sufi

SDG 14:
Plastic in the Ocean

Mentor:
Keri Giller

Group Members: Brent, Christiano, Lincoln, Otis

SDG 15: Pet Rights

Mentor:
JJ Akin

Group Members: Abi, Ella, Fride, River

SDG 16:
Relations between Korea and Japan

Mentor:
Tanay Naik

Group Members: Alice, Jake, Lam

Coordinating Teacher: Daniel Brewster

Climate Change

Mentor: Harry Dalzell

Gender Equality

Mentors: Nitasha Crishna & Nicholas Firth

Palm Oil

Mentor: Noor Sandhu & Brian Walker

Poverty

Mentor: Claire Holbein & Neal Clark

Discrimination

Mentor: Laura England

Conservation

Mentor: Maggie Magowan