The mSchools Student Awards contest and ceremony acknowledge and celebrate students and teachers for their accomplishments during the mSchools programme.
The credibility of the mSchools Student Awards has been built on an extensive panel of experts and professionals in education and mobile technologies. The awards take into account creativity, coherence and technical development.
In its 4th edition the contest hosted 4,000 participants, 84 finalist teams and over 1,100 atendees! This year, we celebrate the 5th edition on 9 June in La Farga de L’Hospitalet, introducing new features and more awards!
Students and teachers can compete within the following categories:
App Education is a computer science elective course offered in Catalan High Schools (3rd and 4th year of Secondary School, High School and Professional Training), based on app design and prototype development, aimed at stimulating entrepreneurial spirit amongst students and supported by the mentoring of mSchools Industry Experts.
3rd and 4th year of Secondary School, High School and Professional Training students from across Catalonia can participate.
The App Education contest will be divided into the following categories:
- Sustainable communities
- Inclusion, Equality and Accessible Education
- Connected Industry and Services
- Artistic and Cultural Creation
Winning teams will have the opportunity to attend mSchools TechCamp, a summer camp that combines outdoor team building activities with digital design and development.
Mobile History Map is a georeferencing app that allows students to collaboratively create content on points of interest close to their schools.
In this edition, the contest will be open to Primary and Secondary School students and students from Generalitat of Catalonia’s Educational Services.
The prize for the winning teams will be a 360 camera and a set of 5 virtual reality glasses.
The Scratch Challenge contest was a big success in last years’ Student Awards. We want to reward the best Scratch projects from Primary, Secondary and High School students again!
Scratch is a programming language that allows students to create interactive stories, simulations, games and animations, promoting creative collaborative thinking and sharing online. It aims at fostering digital skills and developing creative thinking among the youngest.
This year’s contest is based on the theme “What do we want to be when we grow up?.”
Winning teams will have the opportunity to visit for one day mSchools TechCamp, a summer camp that combines outdoor team building activities with digital design and development.