Digital Education Hack

Join the movement: become a host!
Together we redefine learning.

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The winning teams from Mexico, Spain and Italy received their awards at the European Commission in Brussels on Tuesday 21st of January 2020. 

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On 21 January 2020, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for innovation, research, culture, education, youth and sport will be welcoming in Brussels the winning teams of #DigiEduHack 2019!

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Among 130 innovative solutions, co-created in local DigiEduHack events in 21 countries, 10 finalists were selected out from 33 winning local solutions. More than 4200 people all over the globe voted for their favorite solution. The winning teams are coming from Italy, Spain and Mexico.

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TOGETHER WE REDEFINE LEARNING

DigiEduHack is a series of online and offline idea-hackathons happening all around the world during two days, focusing on co-creating the future of education at the digital age.

FREE FOR ALL
NO CODE SKILLS NEEDED
OFFLINE OR ONLINE EVENTS
 

The expected outcome is to produce ideas and concepts with a high impact on society as well as ready-to-be-developped solutions.  

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JOIN AS A HOST

Create a challenge that matters for your and unleash the powers of co-creation solving! Invite students, teachers, educators and staff, partners from companies and start-ups or any other stakeholders you want to work with. Whether you choose to host an online or an offline event, you will be amazed by the community's response! 

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JOIN AS A PARTICIPANT

Choose a challenge and get on board! You can participate alone or in a team, offline or online. No code skills needed: bring on your bright minds, fantastic ideas and your will to change digital education. Get ready to leave your mark, broaden your network and perhaps be among one of the three teams with the best solutions that will be awarded 5000€ each! 

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BEYOND THE HACKATHON

The movement continues after the hackathon! Play an active role to bring innovation in education and become part of a Europe-wide community envisioning the future of education in a digital age. Experiment, try, test and bring your concepts closer to reality! 

HAVE AN IMPACT

You want to tackle a digital education issue? Join us as a host or as a participant, online or offline. Check out the list below, pick a challenge and join! You cannot find a challenge that would suit you? Why not hosting yourself a DigiEduHack 2020 event? Check the requirements!

BE PART OF THE CHANGE

You have the power to change lives. As host, you can propose a challenge that will impact society and contribute to make your community (and the world!) a better place. As a participant, you can contribute to make digital education more fair, more inclusive, more inspiring, more accessible.

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WELCOME ON BOARD!

On the 12-13.11.2020, hosts, teams, participants from all around Europe and beyond will unite to co-create the future of education.
You too can join!

Who can host?

  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Other higher education institutions
  • Research organisations
  • Start-ups
  • Companies
  • NGOs
  • Digital education enthusiasts

Who can participate?

  • Students
  • Teachers and educators
  • Researchers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Innovators
  • Anyone with a knack for digital education

Join the movement now!

Want to join as a partner?

DIGIEDUHACK 2020 TIMELINE

DigiEduHack 2020 will take place on the 12-13 November 2020,
in a series of online and offline events. 

JUNE 2020

Host registration opens!

Once registered, hosts can start crafting their challenge right away (we provide a full free course!)
When ready to start recruiting participants, the hosts create their event pages on this site (no worries, it's easy as 1-2-3!)
Host registration is open until October 2020.



AUGUST 2020

Participant registration opens

Participants can choose their challenge and join the event!
For 2020, there will more online events than ever: you can join and take part from all over the world!
Participant registration is open until November 2020.  



12-13 NOVEMBER 2020

DigiEduHack 2020 is p and running!!

Events all over the world, online and offline.
The main stage event will take place in Berlin and will be hosted by the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union.



END OF NOVEMBER 2020

Votes are open

The local winning teams are announced.
The DigiEduHack steering group chooses 10 finalists among the local winning teams.
A public vote will determine the 3 global winning teams that will be each awarded 5000€.

 

DECEMBER 2020

Global winners are announced during a global award ceremony.



ONLINE AND OFFLINE HACKATHONS

Online events
Offline events
Plenty of
Cities
A lot
Countries
Many
Continents

HOW DOES IT WORK?

For hosts
  • Register
  • Check the themes, start planning your event, get access to our host-dedicated resources  
  • Start crafting your challenge: follow our free challenge building online course
  • Use our online tools to build your event page on the DigiEduHack website
  • Your event is open. Now get participants on board! (we have tons of tools and insights to help you!) 
For participants
  • Find a challenge that suits you and join!   
  • No team no worry: you will find teammates in the DigiEduHack community 
  • Give your best on the 12-13 November 2020, online or offline
After the hackathons
  • Each local host chooses a winning solution
  • All the local winning solutions are submitted to the DigiEduHack steering group
  • The DigiEduHack steering group chooses 10 finalist solutions
  • The 10 finalist solutions are submitted to a public vote
  • 3 winning solutions are designated, each get a DIgiEduHack Global Award and 5000€ for further development/implementation

Partners & supporters

DigiEduHack is an EIT initiative under the European Commission's Digital Education Action Plan, led by EIT Climate-KIC and coordinated by Aalto University. This year the main stage event is hosted by the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union

EIT Climate-Kic | Partner

Aalto University | Partner

European commission | Partner

Federal Ministry of Education and Research | Partner

Hochschulforum Digitalisierung | Partner

DAAD | Partner

EIT | Supporter

EIT Food | Supporter

EIT Digital | Supporter

EIT Urban Mobility | Supporter

EIT RawMaterials | Supporter

EIT InnoEnergy | Supporter

EIT Manufacturing | Supporter

EIT Health | Supporter

Communication Partners

EIT Digital Alumni | Communication partner

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