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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!

Human + AI in Education

The "Human + AI in Education" hackathon invites visionary thinkers and tech enthusiasts to envision the future of education. This futuristic event seeks to bridge human intuition with AI's precision, creating unparalleled educational tools. 

Participants will collaboratively develop innovations that fuse AI's efficiency with human warmth, ensuring a balanced ed-tech evolution. As education's horizons expand, this hackathon promises to shape an era where AI complements educators, rather than competes, fostering a more enriched, personalised, and inclusive learning environment.

The hackathon will take place in a blended format. Address for onsite participation: Kantersteen 12, 1000 Brussels. 

Who can join?
Primary students
Secondary students
VET students
University students
Teachers and/or educators
Education professionals
Digital education enthusiasts

Edtech providers, policy makers, parents -- everyone is welcome

Specific conditions to apply

To apply for the Human + AI in Education Hackathon, applicants must adhere to the following conditions:

1) Teams should comprise a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 members.
2) Participants should be fluent in English, as the event and support resources will be conducted in English.
3) Teams from diverse backgrounds and multidisciplinary fields are highly encouraged to ensure holistic solution development.
4) Applicants should be committed to attending the full duration of the hackathon, participating actively, and respecting the collaborative ethos of the event.

07 - 09 NOV 2023
Register by 05 NOV
from Belgium
Emerging Technologies for Education

Challenge and goals

The "Human + AI in Education" hackathon aims to: 
1) Foster innovations that synergise AI capabilities with human-centric educational approaches.
2) Develop prototypes of tools/software that elevate personalised and inclusive learning.
3) Strengthen the global community of ed-tech developers, fostering collaboration and shared insights.
4) Highlight the potential of AI in addressing current educational challenges while retaining human touchpoints.
5) Create a blueprint for the future where AI augments teachers, enriching the holistic learning experience. The event anticipates groundbreaking solutions that could redefine modern pedagogy.

Expectations and requirements for the solutions and participants


Participants should:

1) Have a foundational understanding of AI, educational frameworks, or ed-tech development.
2) Assemble teams with diverse skills, ensuring a blend of tech expertise and pedagogical insight.
3) Demonstrate commitment to ethical AI and inclusive education principles.
4) Be ready to prototype a viable solution during the hackathon.
5) Engage actively with mentors, experts, and peers, embracing feedback.
6) Present their innovations with clarity, emphasising both technical viability and educational impact.
7) Abide by the event's code of conduct, promoting a respectful, collaborative environment.
8) Prioritise solutions that are scalable and adaptable across diverse educational contexts.

Available Support


Throughout the hackathon, participants will have access to:

1) Expert mentors specialising in AI, education, and ed-tech integration.
2) A resource library with foundational AI tools and educational databases.
3) Collaborative platforms to facilitate teamwork and idea exchange.
4) Technical support teams to troubleshoot any software or hardware issues.
5) Interactive workshops diving deep into AI ethics, pedagogy, and development best practices.
6) Networking opportunities with industry leaders and potential investors.
7) Continuous feedback sessions to refine and enhance their solutions.
8) Post-event support for potential implementation and scaling of winning innovations.