Vote in the DigiEduHack final Global Award Contest!
The DigiEduHack steering group experts have chosen 10 finalists among the 130 solutions coming from all over the globe. Now you get the chance to vote for the best!
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The selection of the DigiEduHack finalists was done by the DigiEduHack Steering Group members, who are all experts in digital education and who are representing different countries in Europe. The evaluation was coordinated by the European Commission. All in all, the DigiEduHack Steering Group evaluated 33 winning solutions from all the 21 countries involved in DigiEduHack around the globe.
The finalists were announced at the 8th European University Business Forum in Brussels today:
"It was not easy choosing the finalists, the quality was outstanding. I wish the ideas will get shared widely, so that everyone can learn about this excellent work and we can get Europe ready for the digital age", said Director General Themis Christophidou at the European Commission's Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC), when announcing the finalists.
The voting takes place at the Unite Ideas voting platform - go here to vote and read more on the finalist solutions
The 10 finalists in random order
Booklistics - Your Reading Mentor
MUNICIPALITY, CITY OF KAUNIAINEN, FINLAND
How to get kids to start reading again? Booklistics turns distracted reading into a fun activity, enables collaboration, testing students reading skills in a gamified way, while teachers can analyse and get instant feedback on the class’ performance and emotions.
INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND HIGHER EDUCATION, MONTERREY, MEXICO
Using artificial intelligence to create better teams on the basis of information from co-evaluations of individual skills and overall teamwork performance and satisfaction.
Inter-Portal: Connecting research interest within a community
UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM
How to connect researchers with similar research interests? Inter-Portal is an opt-in web portal that will help Early Career Researchers in University of Edinburgh to make connections with peers with similar research interests.
GO-AHEAD ASSOCIATION, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is key in our evolving digital economy. gamEmotion is a mobile app for boosting SEL in lower secondary students and teachers, by exposing them to various learning experiences in a regulated, self-regulated and external regulated environment.
INLAB FIB, THE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF CATALONIA, BARCELONA, SPAIN
Student4Student is a mobile platform for last year high school students who are interested in learning more about career options in Informatics and getting in touch with university students who already pursue such studies. The platform aims to encourage specifically young female students to continue their education in the Informatics area, as a way to achieve better gender balance in the IT industry.
Science Escape Room
ICS CAPOZZI-GALILEI SCHOOL, VALENZANO, ITALY
A scientific escape room as a virtual tool to provide students with an immersive learning experience and enhance digital education in science literacy. In the Science Escape Room, different avatars will interact with scientific objects to allow the invisible world to become visible.
The Teacher’s Toolbox
TU DELFT, DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS
The Teacher’s Toolbox is a highly customisable online platform, which gives teachers the opportunity to become creators of their own education games and share them with their peers.
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE HACKATHON HOSTED BY EIT CLIMATE KIC, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
ClimActHub is a collaborative online lifelong learning platform, providing space for climate agents to meet, learn and take action. The platform aims to accelerate climate action by connecting people and promoting behavioural change.
Think Playfully through 3D learning
AALTO UNIVERSITY, ESPOO, FINLAND
How to make the learning more playful? 3D learning allows students to interact directly with different phenomena and to explore new worlds in a more engaging way.
UNIVERSITY OF MILAN BICOCCA, MILAN, ITALY
Edu-wallet is a customisable platform for companies interested in training their employees in cross-functional skills. After a skills-gap analysis, the platform suggests a set of courses that will help them improve their skills.