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How can we track teamperformance of student teams, including the input of both students and coaches?

Delft - Teaching Lab

When students work in teams this not always is without friction. As a team of coaches we want to track the team dynamics performance of our student teams. We need help in tracking the teams’ performance and act immediately when needed.

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Technological, cultural and structural changes affect the way we work.

Aalto Main Event - The Future of Work

Automation and AI will lift productivity and economic growth, but millions of people worldwide may need to switch occupations or upgrade skills. How can we re-skill or up-skill competences on micro/macro scale?

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Do we know how and what to recycle? Do we have alternatives to traditional waste and recycling?

Vienna - Hackathon for Good AI

Save the world - One hack a time. In this virtual hackathon you address the challenge of sustainable resource management. Code a chatbot in programing language Scratch that can help or teach the user to sustainable usage of Earth & man-made resources or goods.

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Your colleague wants to change his/hers purchasing habits. How would your program help?

Vienna - Hackathon for Good AI

Save the world - One hack a time. In this virtual hackathon you address the challenge of sustainable resource management. Code a chatbot in programing language Scratch that can help or teach the user to sustainable usage of Earth & man-made resources or goods.

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Do you want to lower your carbon footprint?

Vienna - Hackathon for Good AI

Save the world - One hack a time. In this virtual hackathon you address the challenge of sustainable resource management. Code a chatbot in programing language Scratch that can help or teach the user to sustainable usage of Earth & man-made resources or goods.

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Help us find solutions which enable students to decide what they need on information literacy.

Delft - Teaching Lab

Students differ in needs and knowledge levels when it comes to information literacy. Therefore it's important to provide students the opportunity to choose their own path in what they learn and on which level they want to master this. But how do you choose if you don't know how it brings value?

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How can we increase the attractiveness of ICT studies across all ages, genders and ethnicity?

Aalto Main Event - Making ICT education accessible for all

What can be done to improve the accessibility of ICT education? How can we increase the attractiveness of the ICT studies amongst all people despite of their age, gender or cultural background? What could be the solution that helps to increase the diversity in the ICT sector?

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Hack the recognition of skills and competencies!

Ghent - Hack4Edu @ArteveldehsGent

With learning at the centre of modern society, new ways of recognising learning are being sought that are more flexible, more inclusive and more transparent than the current forms of official certification. We invite you to come up with ideas to tackle this divide.

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IT is the leading sector nowadays. How can we achieve a perfect gender balance on it?

Barcelona - UPC Energy

Develop applications to rise the number of women enrolled for IT studies by making the IT community more attractive to this sector.

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How can we foster effective use of digital technologies?

Digital skills and competences are needed by everyone, for active citizenship and for the job market.

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Fostering  a confident, effective and safe use of digital technologies is essential for each individual to thrive in the digital era. Basic digital skills such as media literacy, online safety, and critical and responsible use of digital technologies are needed for communication, collaboration and content creation. The ubiquity of digital devices and applications, also requires educators to develop their digital competences.

On the other side, advanced digital skills are increasingly requested by a dynamic and technology based labour market.

How can we foster confident and effective use of digital technologies for individuals?
Basic digital skills - possible themes for challenges:

  • Creative, critical and responsible use of digital technologies
  • Critical thinking
  • Media literacy
  • Online safety

How can new and advanced digital skills be made more attainable?
Advanced digital skills - possible themes for challenges:

  • Computational thinking
  • Programming
  • Cybersecurity skills
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