Makerthon #ThinkersPlay Challenge

  • Duration 10h
  • Total Enrolled 26
  • Last Update August 5, 2021

About Course

Thinkers will have completed the UNSDG Short Course, to equip them to submit their idea to stand a chance to win a Full Scholarship to IVA Global School for 2022.


Makerthon = MAKER +  MARATHON, where a huge number of “Thinkers” meet to face real-world challenges by searching for new ideas, solutions, products, and services. Over the next few weeks Thought Africa is hosting weekly online classes for Thinkers to join to solve global challenges with the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

What Will I Learn?

  • Introduction to the UN 17 Sustainability Goals.
  • Thinker Design Process.
  • How to launch your product or solution to the world.
  • Meet other Thinkers.

Topics for this course

5 Lessons10h


Get to know the #ThinkersPlay Challenge, and how everything will work.

Makerthon Challenge Brief

Makerthon #ThinkersPlay Course?

Come up with ideas to solve global challenges that support one or more of the UN 17 SDGs. Once you have chosen a goal/s, you will use a design process to go from idea to prototype, and potentially create an actual solution.

Online Call Links


Online Classes listed here:

Material Includes

  • Entry into competition for a scholarship.
  • Makerthon Short Course.
  • Makerthon #ThinkersPlay Challenge Brief

Enrolment validity: Lifetime


  • Laptop / Smartphone
  • Stable Internet connection for Online Classes
  • Computer Mouse for 3D Design *Optional

Target Audience

  • 9-16 years of age.
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