+750

Contestants

125

Finalist teams

+2,000

Attendees

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.

This year, we celebrate the 6th edition on 8 June in La Farga de L’Hospitalet (Barcelona). Over 750 participating students presented more than 125 projects in front of 2,000 event attendees! Discover the winners!

Competing categories:

The main objective of this category is to develop a mobile application that solves a real-life problem. The starting point must be the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, 17 global environmental, economic and social challenges that promote a more equal and sustainable world. Winning teams were:

Secondary School:

  • 1st prize: PECO, INS Salas i Xandri, Sant Quirze del Vallès.
  • 2nd prize: FastCan, INS Eugeni Xammar, L’Ametlla del Vallès.
  • 3rd prize: Tria-la, INS de Collbató, Collbató.

High School and Professional Training: 

  • Winner: Gym Mate, INS Esteve Terradas, Cornellà de Llobregat.

Best pitch winners:

  • 1st prize: OGU, Lycée Français, Gavà Bon Soleil.
  • 2nd prize: LGBT Festivals a Catalunya, INS Guillem Catà, Manresa.
  • 3rd prize: MAAT, INS Ridaura, Castell-Platja d’Aro.

Public Vote:

  • Winner: Ecobuy, Vedruna Ripoll, Ripoll.

 

The main objective of this category is to promote projects developed and shared by students on Mobile History Map (MHM), a georeferencing digital platform and app that promotes project-based and service-based learning. MHM enables students to create content related to their surroundings and share it with the world, all while improving their digital skills. Winning teams were:

  • Primary school: @dona’t, Escola Mestre Ignasi Peraire, Mollerussa.
  • Secondary school: Caminada solidària. Celrà, Institut de Celrà.
  • Educational Services: cerC@selles, CRP de Reus, Reus.
  • Best pitch – Primary school: La Seu Vella, Escola La Mitjana, Lleida.
  • Best pitch – Secondary school: Sant Serni 360: La vida als monestirs medievals, Institut La Valira, La Seu d’Urgell.
  • Public Vote: Els carrers del casc antic, Escola Abel Ferrater, La Selva del Camp.

 

The main objective of this category is to develop a project based on this year’s challenge “Inventions that help people”, always using the free programming language Scratch. Winning teams were:

Primary school (3rd and 4th year):

  • Els invents que ajuden a les persones, Escola La Portalada, Altafulla.
  • Retroexcavadora, Escola Bernat Metge, El Prat de Llobregat.

Secondary school (5th and 6th year):

  • El carrer dels inventors, Escola Mossén Albert Vives, La Seu d’Urgell.
  • El mòbil, Escola Vedruna Ripoll, Ripoll

Secondary school:

  • Els invents al llarg de la Història, INS Sant Llorenç de Morunys, Sant Llorenç de Morunys.
  • Invents que ens ajuden!, INS d’Alpicat, Alpicat.

Els premis

 Winning teams will take home:

Secondary School, Public vote and Best pitch categories:

  • An Android tablet
  • 1 place in the mSchools Bootcamp, an innovation and entrepreneurship campus where students will have the opportunity to continue their projects and consolidate their knowledge on entrepreneurship and prototyping with the help of experts and mentors. The campus will take place from October 2019 to January 2020.
  • Presentation of the project, according to the conditions stipulated in the competition rules, at 4YFN, the most important entrepreneurship fair in the world that will take place from 24 to 26 February 2020.

High School and Professional Training categories:

  • An Android Tablet
  • 1 place in the Barcelona Founder Institute 14-week pre-seed accelerator program, where students will have the opportunity to work on a corporate project with the mentorship of experts and CEOs. The Founder Institute is the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, having helped launch over 3,500 companies across 180+ cities and six continents.
  • Presentation of the project, according to the conditions stipulated in the competition rules, at 4YFN, the most important entrepreneurship fair in the world that will take place from 24 to 26 February 2020.

Winners will take home a 360º camera and a kit of 5 virtual reality glasses.  

The prize for all winners will be participating, alongside two members of their family, in the hands-on workshop Scratch Lab Day. Winning students will have the opportunity to share a whole Saturday in July with inventors that work towards achieving social good in a setting that connects nature with the most advanced technology.

 

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