Aalto Main Event - Making ICT education accessible for all - DigiEduHack 2019

Aalto Main Event - Making ICT education accessible for all

Join us on 03 October 2019

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In Finland, the discussion regarding diversity in the ICT field has mainly been focused around the numbers of men and women working in the sector, but the concept of diversity goes well beyond that. Our challenge is about making ICT education more attractive and easily accessible for everyone disregarding the person’s gender, age or cultural background.

Making ICT education accessible for everyone

Sign up now and help us make ICT education more easily accessible for everyone! We also need ideas and concepts for increasing the diversity in the ICT sector. Come up with tools, methods, software, and marketing for making ICT education accessible for adult learners!

Student

Researchers

Innovators

Education professionals

Other

Challenges

These exciting challenges are waiting to be solved by you.

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

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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Schedule

DigiEduHack event lasts for 24 hours, filled with exciting challenges to solve and lots of fun and exciting program. We are following the agenda of the DigiEduHack main event - to check out the full agenda, please visit: https://digieduhack.com/en/digieduhack-main-event-2019

03 October 08:30

MENTORS PRESENT THE CHALLENGE

03 October 09:00

TEAM MATCHING (ULTRAHACK)

03 October 10:00

OPENING CEREMONY

Launch of Global DigiEduHack and the Main Stage Event at Aalto University, Finland.

03 October 10:05

FIRESIDE CHAT ON DIGITAL EDUCATION

Discussion about Digital Education from the point of view from a politician, civil servant, teacher and student.

03 October 11:00

LUNCH

Working and networking lunch for participants and mentors

03 October 13:00

MENTORS AVAILABLE

14:00 - 14:30

03 October 14:30

MENTORS AVAILABLE

15:30 - 16:30

03 October 16:00

MIDWAY HACK CHECKPOINT - REVIEW IN CHALLENGE AREAS (ULTRAHACK)

03 October 17:00

PITCH TRAINING / WILL BE VIDEOFILMED (ULTRAHACK)

03 October 18:00

MENTORS AVAILABLE IN SLACK

19:00 - 21:30

04 October 07:00

PITCHING AND JUDGING, JURY

04 October 09:15

AALTO DIGIEDUHACK AWARDS SESSION BEGOÑA ARANO, FINAL WORDS AND NEXT YEAR PLAN

Prizes

- 1000€ cash prize for the winning team.
- 1 ECTS point for Aalto University students.
- Possibility to pitch the winning solution to the operative group of the FITech ICT initiative.
- The best team can win 5000€ in the final global award contest and become EU's Global Digital Education Ambassadors.

Mentors & Jury

The DigiEduHack will be supported by some amazing mentors and a jury, that will be announced here soon.

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Minna Kivihalme

Mentor, Jury

Aalto University, FITech ICT Coordinator

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Petri Vuorimaa

Jury

Aalto University, Professor (Web Services, Web Applications, Web of Things)

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Heikki Koponen

Jury

FITech Network University, COO

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Katri Ventus

Mentor

FITech Network University, FITech ICT Project Manager

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Tiina Hartikainen

Mentor

FITech Network University, Head of Communications

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Akseli Huhtanen

Mentor

FITech Network University, Learning Designer

Venue

Aalto Univeristy, Harald Herlin Center

Address

Otaniementie 9
FI02150 - Aalto University, Otaniemi, Espoo

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Partners & supporters

Digital Education Hack is an EIT initiative under the European Commission's Digital Education Action Plan, led by EIT Climate-KIC and coordinated by Aalto University.

EIT Climate-Kic

Aalto University

European commission

EIT European Institute of Innovation and Technology

EIT Digital

EIT Raw Materials

EIT Inno Energy

EIT Food

Communication Partners

EIT Digital Alumni

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