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Education Innovation Case Competition - apply by Nov 10!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 28, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on November 9, 2021
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The 2021 Call for Code Education Innovation Case Competition gives both non-technical and technical teams around the world an opportunity to devise innovative solutions that address the challenge of making quality education a right for all – not a privilege.

Challenge: Design an innovative technology solution that addresses a problem aligned to achieving accessible and equitable quality education.

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Successful teams require diverse skillsets to design unique solutions. Explore some of the personas that are often successful in case competitions, but remember: there is no one way to build a great team. In order to participate, you must meet all eligibility criteria.

The competition theme is, "A future of education that ensures accessible and equitable quality education and promotes lifelong learning opportunities for all," inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 .

Your solution should address one of the diverse challenges aligned to this theme and demonstrate how technology can help communities in need around the world. While solution submissions do not need to include working code, you will need to describe the technologies required and how those technologies fit into the solution.

Design solutions that...
• Broaden educational opportunity for women, who continue to face steep structural and societal barriers;
• Relieve the burden of educational inequality that falls disproportionally on under-served communities;
• Democratize access to quality learning for all, in an increasingly digital world.

Build the future of education and new skills.
How will you answer the call?

Grand Prize: USD$20,000 USD.
Runner-up Prize: USD$10,000 USD.
2nd Runner-up Prize: USD$5,000 USD.

Registration Deadlines:
a) Wednesday | November 10 Individual registration for the case competition closes at midnight.
b) Thursday | November 11 @ 9:00 pm PST
All team, final presentation videos and projects must be submitted by 9:00 pm PST in order to qualify for the case competition.

Late submissions will not be accepted.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 28
Oct 28

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 29
Oct 29

Sounds great. Thanks, Ana.