Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education Receives $580,000 for Social Good Innovation with Teens, Teachers

The Institute unveiled Pactful™ at their recent conference, EDInnovateLive 2019, attended by over 200 educational innovators throughout the country. Aligned to the UN Global Goals, Pactful™ supports students to work in teams to design local and global solutions to social issues using a design-thinking process. The Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education in the School of Leadership and Education Science (SOLES) has received an additional $580,000 commitment from Dr. Irwin and Mrs. Joan Jacobs to continue work building and implementing Pactful™, a social good innovation app for teenagers and their teachers.

Beta testing launches this fall, interested teachers can sign up for beta testing at: https://www.pactful.org/

Contact:

Elaine Poeu-En
epoeu-en@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4540

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