Notice on the 1st SJTU “Global Competence” English Public Speaking Competition
for Undergraduate Students
The School of Foreign Languages of Shanghai Jiao Tong University will jointly organize the first “Global Competence” English Public Speaking Competition for undergraduate students with the International Affairs Division and the Office of Academic Affairs. This competition is aiming to further improve the English speaking skills of undergraduate students and their abilities to participate in solving global problems. Global competence refers to the ability to analyze regional, global, and cross-cultural issues, to understand and appreciate the views and worldviews of others, to interact openly, appropriately and effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds, as well as to work for collective well-being and promote sustainable development in the long run( https://www.oecd.org/pisa/innovation/global-competence/).
The arrangements of the competition are notified as follows:
About the competition
This competition requires participants to give a three-minute speech around the 17 global development goals set by the United Nations (https://sdgs.un.org/goals). Please use vivid and easy-to-understand speech content and language expressions to explain your understandings and opinions.
Registered undergraduate students of SJTU are eligible to participate in the competition.
Rules for the competition
Timeline for the competition
The preliminary competition will be held on campus at 1 p.m., December 1st, 2021; the final will be held on campus at 1 p.m., December 8th, 2021.
School of Foreign Languages
International Affairs Division
Office of Academic Affairs
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
电话：021-34205664 (党政办公室) 021-34204723（教学科研办公室）
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