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Ricerca per l'innovazione della scuola italiana


7 settembre 2021

Global Junior Challenge, the deadline for submitting applications and projects has been extended to 31 October

Translation by Giulia Lombardo

There is time until October 31 to participate in the call for the international competition, Global Junior Challenge, organized every two years by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale. The appointment is in Rome from the 15 to 17 December with the final event of a set of activities that promote the strategic role of new technologies for innovation in teaching, integration, sustainable development and social inclusion.

The 2021 edition, promoted in collaboration with the Erickson publishing house, is dedicated to the innovative and inclusive use of new technologies for quality education during the Covid-19 emergency.

Schools, students, organizations, start-ups, associations, universities and citizens from all over the world can join the call by presenting by October 31st the projects that during the health emergency have best managed to combine innovation and quality of training with inclusion, by actively involving families and the various actors in the relating area.

The categories in which projects can be submitted are:

  • Education up to 10 years
  • Education up to 15 years
  • Education up to 18 years
  • Education up to 29 years
  • Integration of young people into the world of work

Only working or recently completed projects are eligible to participate in the Global Junior Challenge, not project ideas.

The contest is enriched by the “Tullio De Mauro special prize to the school that innovates and includes”, dedicated to the linguist Tullio De Mauro who led the Fondazione Mondo Digitale for over ten years.

The award was created to continue to enhance the valuable role of head teachers and teachers who work daily by combining inclusion and quality of the training offer. The Foundation solicits both spontaneous applications from professionals, and recommendations from colleagues, parents, students, and from the entire educational community, in the various areas linked to their school of reference.

The call, which is open until 31 October 2021, is reserved for schools of all types and levels and is divided into two categories: teachers and head teachers. The finalist projects in each category will have the opportunity to present their works during the final event of the Global Junior Challenge 2021 in Rome.

The jury is carefully selected by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale and gives a voice to the world of institutions and education. The Indire researcher Letizia Cinganotto will be part of the jury.

For information: info@gjc.it


See the page of the Global Junior Challenge 2021 >>