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DigiEduHack 2023

Registrations are now open for host organisations and participants! Seize the opportunity, let's support people-driven digital transformation in education together! Join us between 6 and 13 November!

EduTech Upskill: empowering professional development with AI

Alongside the technological advancements, education innovation in digital environments also presents a series of challenges that must be effectively addressed. One pressing concern is the establishment of psychological safety within these digital spaces.

Bridging the generational gap in digital learning is another crucial aspect to consider. As technology rapidly evolves, older generations may face difficulties adapting to digital environments. Intergenerational collaboration and mentorship programs can facilitate knowledge exchange, promote mutual understanding, and foster a sense of collective growth.

Addressing accessibility barriers is vital to the success of education innovation in digital environments. Efforts should be made to bridge the digital divide and include learners with disabilities. User-friendly interfaces and assistive technologies can enhance accessibility, ensuring that everyone can effectively engage with digital learning tools.

  • How can AI-driven personalized learning experiences bridge the generation gap in the workforce by catering to the diverse learning preferences of different age groups?

  • What are the potential risks of over-relying on AI for professional development, and how can organizations strike a balance between automation and human guidance to foster meaningful growth?
  • To what extent can AI-powered simulations and gamified learning experiences facilitate cross-generational collaboration and skill development in a more engaging manner?
  • What ethical safeguards should be in place to address concerns related to AI bias and fairness when AI systems are used in professional development across different generations?
Who can join?
Primary students
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Education professionals
Digital education enthusiasts


18 - 19 NOV 2023
Register by 09 NOV
from Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
Emerging Technologies for Education

Challenge and goals

Hereby some of the desired goals and outcomes:

  • Actionable upskilling and reskilling programmes suitable for cross generational learning and supported by AI.
  • Strategies to promote a sense of community, emotional well-being, and open dialogue.
  • Transform online interactions in an environment that fosters respect, empathy, and inclusivity
  • Techniques to foster cross-generation learning in and around the workplace.
  • Suggestions to integrate mentoring programmes and artificial intelligence solutions into digital learning environments.
  • Innovative inclusive digital learning tools leveraging on artificial intelligence.

These will need to be presented in a short pitch at the end of the hackathon.

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants
  • 40-60 participants from all faculties, age groups, and backgrounds

Please note the exact date is to be confirmed depending on partner's availability.

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.


TBC, depending on sponsorships