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DigiEduHack 2023

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EduTech Upskill: Empowering Education and Training with AI

As the digital transformation continues to impact all sectors, the domain of higher education and professional training is ripe for revolutionary change. AI stands at the intersection of this transformation, offering a myriad of opportunities and challenges. This hackathon seeks to explore the depth and breadth of AI's potential in reshaping the future of education and training.

Adaptive Learning Environments: The current one-size-fits-all model of education doesn't cater to the individual needs of every learner. How might AI craft adaptive learning environments that personalize the educational journey for each student?

Redefining Skill Development: With the dynamic nature of the job market and emerging industries, how can AI be utilized to pinpoint the skills of the future and guide individuals in their professional development?

Collaboration and Global Learning: In an interconnected world, learning from diverse perspectives enriches the educational experience. How can AI enable more dynamic, global learning and collaboration opportunities?

Ethics and Equitability in AI-Educational Tools: The introduction of AI in education brings forth concerns of bias and accessibility. How do we envision an equitable educational landscape where AI tools are used responsibly?


We invite participants to imagine, innovate, and interrogate the role of AI in education's future. Whether you're conceptualizing a novel application, questioning ethical implications, or predicting upcoming trends, your perspective will contribute to the dialogue about education's next frontier. Let's collectively shape a vision for an AI-augmented educational future.

Questions?
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Who can join?
Primary students
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Researchers
Education professionals
Innovators
Digital education enthusiasts
10 - 12 NOV 2023
Register by 10 NOV
Online
from Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
Category:
Emerging Technologies for Education

Challenge and goals

  1. Explore AI's Potential: Understand and envision AI's role in reshaping higher education and professional training.
  2. Promote Innovation: Encourage participants to develop novel AI applications that can revolutionize the educational landscape.
  3. Discuss Ethical Implications: Foster a dialogue on the responsible use of AI in education, addressing bias and accessibility.
  4. Facilitate Collaboration: Bring together diverse perspectives to create a holistic view of AI's place in future education.

Expected Outcomes:

  1. Innovative Solutions: New AI-driven tools, platforms, or methods aimed at personalizing and enhancing the learning experience.
  2. Ethical Guidelines: A framework or set of recommendations on the equitable use of AI in education.
  3. Network Expansion: Strengthened connections between educators, tech professionals, and learners, promoting continued collaboration post-hackathon.
  4. Awareness and Advocacy: Increased awareness of the benefits and challenges of AI in education, leading to a more informed approach to its implementation.
Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants
  • Passion for Education and AI: At the heart of this hackathon lies the fusion of education and technology. Participants should come with a fervent passion for exploring how AI can be a game-changer in the educational landscape. Your enthusiasm will be the driving force behind innovative solutions and meaningful discussions.

    Final Pitch: All teams or individuals will be required to present a final pitch of their idea at the conclusion of the hackathon. This pitch should encapsulate:

    • Concept Overview: A brief introduction to your AI-driven solution or innovation.
    • Impact: How your idea can make a tangible difference in higher education or lifelong learning.
    • Feasibility: Consideration of the practical aspects of implementing your solution in real-world educational settings.
    • Ethical Considerations: Address potential challenges, biases, and ethical implications, showcasing your solution's responsible approach.

    Note: While technical expertise can be beneficial, it's the passion for the subject and the compelling nature of your pitch that will stand out. Whether you're a seasoned developer, an educator, a student, or someone with a keen interest in the future of education, your unique perspective and dedication are what we value most.

Available Support

A preparation session is available for registered participants to cover practicalities and last questions about the challenge.

Coaches are available to participants throughout the duration of the event. Participants attend three mandatory checkpoints to ensure they are guided during the challenge solution. Overall three to five coaches will be available, with strong expertise on innovation in education and entrepreneurship and data sciance.

Schedule

  • Friday November 10th @ 7:00PM CET

    Official Kick-off
    Opening session of the hackathon, including an overview of the challenge and the opportunity to form a team.
  • Saturday November 11th @10:00AM CET

    DigiEduHack resumes
    The Hackaton continues...
  • Sunday November 12th @10:00AM CET

    DigiEduHack resumes
    The Hackaton continues...
  • Sunday November 12th @2:00PM CET

    Pitching ceremony
    The moment we have all been waiting for!
  • Sunday November 12th @4:00PM CET

    Jury deliberation and closing ceremony
    And the winner is...

Mentors

Balazs Horvath
Balazs Horvath
AI in Education Mentor
Alessandro Tomasi
Alessandro Tomasi
Coach & Instructional Designer
Stella Lee
Stella Lee
EdTech & AI Strategist
Ákos R. Wetters
Ákos R. Wetters
Expert in innovative pedagogies
Fanni Egresits
Fanni Egresits
Coach & Expert in Behavioural Sciences and Human Technology Interaction

Prizes

The winners compete for the DigiEduHack Global Awards. 

Proposed Solutions