Registration Educational Challenge 2016

The project Educational Challenge 2016 seeks to identify projects and initiatives that have improved students’ digital skills and helped to prepare them to work in the digital society of the future.

How can students’ skills be improved so that they can take full advantage of the digital society of the future? In societies where technology is increasingly setting social and workplace trends, skills and competencies must be aimed at their full development within highly digital contexts. It is not just about focusing on managing technological tools but also developing the capacity to learn, work with others and be creative within our digital society.

A rethink of the educational process is needed in order to guarantee that current and future generations will benefit fully from the transformative potential of new technologies. The goal of the Educational Challenge 2016 is to identify the best projects and initiatives that have proven their effectiveness in improving students’ digital skills and helping to prepare them for living and working in the digital society of the future.

If you are heading up or know of an educational initiative that provides a solution to this challenge with demonstrable results:

 

Basic Information

Name or title of the innovative initiative*:

Name of the organisation that is leading it*:

Name of the entrepreneur or director of the organisation*:

Home country*:

Website*:

Other relevant links:

Twitter username:

Name of contact person*:

Email*:

Awards and endorsements:

1. Description of the initiative (maximum 250 characters, including spaces)

A paragraph explaining the type of initiative involved and what makes it innovative.

2. What challenge does it seek to solve? (maximum 2,000 characters, including spaces)

Describe the challenge it deals with and the collective at which it is directed.
How does it relate to the social challenge posed?

3. What solution is provided? (maximum 2,000 characters, including spaces)

Describe how the initiative approaches the aforementioned challenge.
Why is it innovative? Which digital component does it incorporate?

4. How does it work? (maximum 2,000 characters, including spaces)

Describe the specific actions and/or activities and the steps to follow for it to work and be completed successfully; the different parts making up the solution and how they interrelate.

5. Geographical scope (maximum 1,000 characters, including spaces)

Specify where it was originally put into practice. Has it expanded? To which countries or regions?

6. Economic sustainability model (maximum 1,000 characters, including spaces)

How is income generated? How has the implementation of the innovation been funded and how has it been made sustainable? Percentage of income from the different sources.

7. Outcome and impact indicators (maximum 2,000 characters, including spaces)

How is the success of the initiative measured? Which quantitative and qualitative indicators are used? Which are the most relevant indicators used by the organisation? Also provide data on the number of people dealt with annually and the total number since the start of the initiative.
Is there any available evidence of its impact, such as reports and documents? If so, attach the documentation or provide the relevant links.

8. Summary and main strengths (maximum 1,000 characters, including spaces)

Which features of the initiative make it a successful model? Why do you consider it to be good educational practice? Sum up the initiative in two or three sentences to help understand it with a quick read-through and choose between three and five strengths that make it stand out.

9. Audiovisual support

Links to video, audio or images of the project.

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