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DigiEduHack 2023

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EduArt: Where Creativity Fuels Learning

🎉"EduArt - DigiEduHack Baku'23" is the first-ever hackathon in Azerbaijan, jointly organized and sponsored by "INNOLAND" Incubation and Acceleration Center, with media support from "Tedroid."

🌍 DigiEduHack, a global hackathon aligned with the European Commission's "Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027)," aims to develop digital education solutions. 

💬This year's theme is "People at the Centre of Digital Education," focusing on using technology to create personalized, ethical, and inclusive educational experiences that support student well-being.

ℹ️Teams should be gender-mixed, and consist of 3-4 members, including at least one technical person.

🏆 The winning team gets a chance to compete in the DigiEduHack Global Awards and win a trip to Europe for the awards ceremony.

🏃🏃‍♀ Don't miss out on this opportunity to join an educational revolution. Register by November 5th, 23:59.

Event Details

📍 Location: onsite at INNOLAND Incubation and Acceleration Center (Zaur Nudiraliyev 79) or online
📆 Date: 11-12 November 2023 (hybrid)
🔗 Registration: https://bit.ly/403VR1x

Questions?
digieduhack.baku.23@outlook.com
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Who can join?
Secondary students
University students
Researchers
Innovators
Digital education enthusiasts
Other
Specific conditions to apply
  1. Team Composition:
    Teams should consist of 3 to 4 members, gender-mixed, promoting diversity and inclusion.

  2. English Proficiency:
    At least one member of each team should have an intermediate level of English proficiency.

  3. Registration: 
    All team members should register on the site.
    Then they also must register for the hackathon through the provided registration form via email. (Only team leaders)

  4. Eligibility: 
    The hackathon is open to participants of all backgrounds and experience levels.

11 - 12 NOV 2023
Register by 06 NOV
Blended

Baku - Azerbaijan

Category:
The Learning Experience

Challenge and goals

Challenge Statement:
How can we leverage emerging technologies to enhance the personalized learning experience while prioritizing the well-being of students?

Challenge Details:

Personalized Learning: Develop solutions that use emerging technologies, such as AI and virtual reality, to create personalized learning journeys for students. These technologies should adapt content and teaching methods to individual needs and preferences, promoting engagement and motivation.

Well-being Integration: Ensure that the use of emerging technologies considers students' mental and emotional well-being. How can technology be harnessed to reduce stress, foster a sense of belonging, and promote healthy digital habits among learners?

Data-Driven Insights: Utilize data analytics and AI to monitor and assess students' well-being throughout their learning journey. How can emerging tech provide early intervention and support for students facing well-being challenges?

Inclusivity: Consider how emerging tech can make education more inclusive, addressing diverse learning styles and abilities while fostering a sense of community and support among learners.

Ethical Use of Technology: Address ethical concerns related to the use of emerging tech in education, such as data privacy, algorithm bias, and digital addiction. How can we ensure that technology enhances well-being without compromising ethical principles?

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants


Focus on student well-being.
Prioritize academic, emotional, and mental health.

Make learning personalized and engaging. Use technology and teaching methods creatively.

Inclusivity: Address diverse student needs, ensuring accessibility and equity.

Feasibility: Consider practicality and scalability.

Team Collaboration: Effective teamwork and interdisciplinary skills.

Clear Presentation: Concisely convey ideas in presentations.

Documentation: Provide detailed solution documentation.

Prototyping (if applicable): Demonstrate functional prototypes.

Sustainability: Address long-term maintenance and adaptability.

Available Support

Expert Mentoring

  • Access to experienced mentors to guide you and provide insights throughout the hackathon. Mentoring available online and in-person.

Networking Opportunities

  • Connect with diverse participants, mentors, and industry experts. Build relationships and collaborate.

Post-Hackathon Opportunities

  • Opportunity to further develop winning projects with additional support and resources. Chance to make real impact in education.

Schedule

  • 11 November , 14:30 - 15:00

    Participants Registration
    Register for the event here.
  • 11 November , 15:00 - 15:30

    Welcome session
    Welcome to the event! This session will provide an overview of the event, including the agenda, speakers, and networking opportunities.
  • 11 November , 15:30 - 16:30

    Panel session
    Let's listen to experts!
  • 11 November , 16:30-17:00

    Snacks & Coffee Break
    Take a break from working on your projects and enjoy some delicious coffee break snacks!
  • 11 November , 17:00 - 18:00

    Ideathon workshop
    Find creative ideas!
  • 12 November ,13:00 - 16:00

    Development and Mentoring (hybrid)
    Experts and coaches work with candidates
  • 12 November , 16:00 -16:30

    Snacks & Coffee Break
    Take a break from working on your projects and enjoy some delicious coffee break snacks!
  • 12 November , 16:30 - 18:00

    Pitching Session
    Present your ideas to the Jury team
  • 12 November , 18:00 - 18:15

    Jury Evaluation
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  • 12 November , 18:15 - 19:00

    Announcement of winning team and Closing Ceremony
    Join us to celebrate the winning team of the hackathon and the closing ceremony of the event!

Mentors

Shahlar M. Damirli
Shahlar M. Damirli
Senior Product Owner
Gunay Imanzade
Gunay Imanzade
Founding CEO of Metatesk
Ahmad Ahmadzada
Ahmad Ahmadzada
Senior Risk Data Scientist at Kapital Bank
Burcu Yalçınkaya (online)
Burcu Yalçınkaya (online)
Co-Founder at Lukwise | Founder at Kredi Akademi
Burchak Chakır (online)
Burchak Chakır (online)
Co-Founder at Lukwise | Consultant at Kredi Akademi Eğitim ve Danışmanlık
Ugur Koc (online)
Ugur Koc (online)
EIA, EMCC Global Individual Accredited Mentor
Asad Babayev
Asad Babayev
Founder and CEO at Gamboo
Asif Ibrahimov
Asif Ibrahimov
Apple Designated Responsible Person | Co-Founder of KidFi Startup
Bakhtiyar Nasibov
Bakhtiyar Nasibov
Digital Transformation Consultant
Ulvin Omarov
Ulvin Omarov
Product Designer (UX/UI) | Jury Member of Awwwards
Chingiz Mammadov
Chingiz Mammadov
FrontEnd Development Team Lead at Competo LLC
Vusal Azizov
Vusal Azizov
Head of Design @PASHA Bank | Program Owner @Code Academy
Elmir Latifov
Elmir Latifov
Product Designer @PASHA Bank OJSC, Idea owner @Loqotip.az, Product Design instructor @Tech Academy

Prizes

The challenge winner will get a chance to compete for the Global Awards of DigiEduHack 2023. We will also provide visibility for the local challenge winner via a blog post and social media. We will announce more prizes closer to the event.

Proposed Solutions