The purpose of High School Model United Nations (MUN) is to increase your knowledge about international issues, policy making and the activities of the United Nations. You will gain valuable skills in public speaking, research and writing, negotiation and powers of persuasion, leadership, organization, and interpersonal communication.
Students will gain these skills through course assignments, activities and, most importantly, by playing the role of United Nations delegates at MUN conferences. You will have the opportunity to represent LinkedKey as a MUN delegate at various Model UN conferences.
The world is increasingly complex. Difficult problems require innovative solutions. The students of today need a multi-disciplinary training and view to be the problem solvers of the future. In this program, students will be introduced to Economics, Politics, Business, International Trade agreements, World History, Law, Social Sciences, Military History, Ethics, and Logic. Each 2 hour class will be 1 hour of teaching content and 1 hour practice Model UN debate where they can practice the newly learned materials. by the end of the course students will have a broad view of many forces that shape our world from the past, present and into the future. .
This is a beginner class that introduces students with the rules, role and responsibilities of the Model UN and students will gain basic skills in public speaking, research and writing, negotiation and powers of persuasion, leadership, organization, and interpersonal communication.
This is an intermediate class of Model UN. Upon completing the Level 1 class, students will continue to build skills in public speaking, research and writing, negotiation and powers of persuasion, leadership, organization, and interpersonal communication. Students will be made ready for the opportunity to represent LinkedKey as a MUN delegate at various Model UN conferences.
Mark has been teaching Politics, Law, Economics and History for over 14 years in the Toronto District School Board. He is the founder of one of Southern Ontario’s largest Model UN conferences.
Mr. Woo has coached Model United Nations, Mock Trial and British Parliamentary Debate his entire career. Mr. Woo’s debate students have both domestic/international competition experience and top awards at CMUNC (NY), NASMUN (Vancouver), and SSUNS (Montreal).
Nirupan S. is a fourth year student studying International Relations and Contemporary Asian Studies at the University of Toronto. As the managing director of Canada-Japan Research Group, Nirupan is charged with the challenge of coordinating students across Canada and Japan with the collective goal to support our rural populations.
Nirupan’s area of interest is in public policy, politics, and community engagement. He was the campaign director for TDSB Trustee Parthi Kandavel, and has represented Scarborough-Agincourt at the City Youth Council of Toronto.
Students are responsible for attending classes, and completing assignments in preparation for a MUN conference. The instructor of the course acts as a faculty club advisor, holding you responsible to complete the course requirements and to facilitate your learning to gain necessary knowledge and skills.