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DigiEduHack 2023

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EdTech Solution for Better Student Motivation and Engagement

This hackathon invites students to innovate in the field of educational technology, focusing on enhancing student motivation and engagement. Education is rapidly evolving, and students face challenges like adapting to online learning and staying motivated. This event allows participants to explore the power of technology in crafting solutions that inspire active learning. Think gamification, personalised learning paths, augmented reality and more.

Participants can collaborate in teams, gaining experience in teamwork, problem-solving, and project management. Industry experts provide guidance, sharing insights into education technology. Exciting challenges and prizes, from innovative solutions to user experience design, add competition to fuel creativity. We seek to shape the future of education through innovative technology and inspire a more engaged generation of students.

Please notice, that only students of Datorium advanced couding course can apply for this hackthon.

Questions?
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Who can join?
Secondary students
Specific conditions to apply

Please notice, that only students of Datorium advanced couding course can apply for this hackthon. For students, please find all instructions for hackathon application in your study course and #DigiEduHack discord channel.

06 - 07 NOV 2023
Register by 04 NOV
Online
from Latvia
Category:
Emerging Technologies for Education

Challenge and goals

Certainly, here are three goals and three outcomes for the hackathon:

Goals:

1. Encourage participants to create innovative educational technology solutions that address student motivation and engagement challenges.

2.  Provide a platform for students to enhance their teamwork, problem-solving, and project management skills while working on real-world issues.

3. Facilitate connections between students, educators, and industry experts to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Outcomes:

1. Creative EdTech Solutions: Participants will develop practical, creative solutions that can positively impact student motivation and engagement in educational settings.

2. Enhanced Skillset: Students will acquire valuable skills in teamwork, problem-solving, and project management, making them better equipped for future career opportunities.

3. Expanded Network: Participants will have the opportunity to build a professional network, gaining insights and mentorship from industry experts, which can benefit their future endeavors.

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants

Expectations:

- Embrace Creativity: Bring innovative ideas to develop EdTech solutions.
- Collaborate: Work as a team to address motivation and engagement.
- Focus on Impact: Design solutions with real-world applications.
- Present Professionally: Communicate effectively during presentations.
- Uphold Ethics: Ensure alignment with educational principles.

Requirements:

- Form Team: Create teams with a diverse skill set.
- Develop Solutions: Design EdTech solution.
- Present Solution: Deliver a final presentation.
- Adhere to Guidelines: Comply with all rules.
- Bring Passion: Show enthusiasm for improving education through technology.

Available Support

Support will be available in the respective channels of Datorium Discord server.

Schedule

  • 31.10.2023 8:10

    Announcement and team formation call
    Students will be informed about the hackathon and invited to build teams.
  • 05/10/2023 18:00

    Team name and participant list submitting deadline
    Students must form the teams and submit team names and participant list.

Mentors

Elchin Jafarov
Elchin Jafarov
Mentor
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Reinis Ričards Ramis
Mentor
Angela Jafarova
Angela Jafarova
Mentor

Judges

Peter Fagerström
Peter Fagerström
Judge
Elchin Jafarov
Elchin Jafarov
Judge
Reinis Ričards Ramis
Reinis Ričards Ramis
Judge
Angela Jafarova
Angela Jafarova
Judge

Prizes

Top 3 winning teams will recieve Datorium botcoins as prizes.

Proposed Solutions