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DigiEduHack 2023

Seize the opportunity, let's support people-driven digital transformation in education together!
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Fostering Seamless Teacher Succession and School Excellence

Step in to solve transformative challenges! Join visionaries from ICT, coding, education leadership, and teaching in shaping the future of seamless teacher succession and school excellence. Together, we'll harness data-driven decisions, VR and AI for teacher training, virtual mentoring, digital portfolios, and smart classrooms. Imagine mentorship transcending physical bounds, as virtual connections empower the next generation of educators. Envision the transformation of student growth, encapsulated in digital portfolios that showcase milestones and accomplishments. Amplified communication channels with parents become the norm, nurturing a holistic and collaborative learning environment. Let's create online learning communities, personalised paths for students, and an inclusive school environment. Unite for innovation, unleash education's potential!

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Who can join?
Primary students
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Education professionals
Digital education enthusiasts
10 - 12 NOV 2023
Register by 01 NOV

Tallinn University - Estonia

Organisational Capability

Challenge and goals

We aim to foster a creative fusion of technology and education, yielding innovative solutions that redefine teaching and learning paradigms. Participants will collaborate intensely developing prototypes, strategies, and concepts that address the challenges posed by teacher succession and school excellence. The final competition should yield tangible prototypes, actionable strategies, and proof-of-concepts that can be piloted in real educational settings.

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants

The outcomes will reverberate far beyond the hackathon's duration. Successful ideas will be further refined and incubated for implementation, potentially transforming the education landscape. New tools for data-driven decisions, VR/AI-powered teacher training, digital portfolios, and more should impact educational institutions globally. The hackathon serves as a catalyst for ongoing collaboration, sparking a movement of educational innovation.

Available Support

Facilitator to support throughout the process. Mentors from the subject matter, such as science learning, have wide experience in the fields of digital tranformation and school leadership. Background materials on the subject matter.


*Will be streamed on YouTube HERE

  • Friday, November 10, 2023

    15:00 - 16:00 Registration
    16:00 - 16:10* Welcome to EdTech HACK!
    16:10 - 16:30* Inspirational Speeches by Ministry of Education and Research Area of Learning Pathways Chief Expert Aivar Hiio and Tallinn University Manager of Business Cooperation and Knowledge Transfer Aija Sakova
    16:30 - 18:00* 1-minute Idea Presentations
    18:00 - 19:00 Dinner and Group Formation
    19:00 - 19:30* Inspirational presentation by TalTech Dean - Dean's Office at School of Information Technologies Gert Jervan “AI and the future of education”
    19:30 - Let’s start hacking!

  • Saturday, November 11, 2023

    09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
    10:15 - 11:00 Workshop 1 - Business Model Workshop by Estonian Business School Junior Research Fellow Hira Wajahat Malik
    11:15 - 12:00 Workshop 2- Pitch Training by Gleb Maltsev
    13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
    15:00 - 18:00 Checkpoint I with mentors and experts
    18:00 - 19:00 Dinner
    19:00 - 21:00 Checkpoint II with mentors and expert

  • Sunday, November 12, 2023

    09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast
    10:15 - 11:00 Workshop 3 - Pitch Training by Gleb Maltsev
    11:00 - 13:00 Checkpoint with mentors III (focus on pitching)
    13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 - 17:00* 3-minute Pitching to Jury + 3 min Q&A
    17:00 - 17:30 Jury selects winners
    17:30 - 18:30* Announcement of the winners and award ceremony + Ukrainian song and dance group "Volya"

Proposed Solutions