Thursday, 23 April 2015

ICT competition - Young ICT Explorers

Contact: Ken Price, Tasmanian Society for Information Technology in Education (TASITE)
e: info@tasite.tas.edu.au   w: http://tasite.tas.edu.au/events.htm#YICTE2015

Date: Competitition opens 02 February, Registration closes 26 June, Submission deadline 21 July, Judging 22 August 2015          RSVP: Registration closes 26 June
Location: Online with judging in Hobart (UTAS campus)

Intended Audience: ICT coordinators, computing/Digital Technologies, Teachers Years 3-12

Do you have some students who are developing interesting ICT related projects?

Consider entering them in Young ICT Explorers, a free competition designed to encourage school students to create their best Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related projects.

Young ICT Explorers (YICTE) Competition is coming to Hobart this year with the judging event to be held on 22 August 2015 at The University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay.


The competition targets Years 3-12 students and has 5 divisions: Year 3-4, Year 5-6, Year 7-8, Year 9-10 and Year 11-12.

Each project is assessed on the criteria of creativity, uniqueness, quality, level of difficulty and project documentation.

Key dates:
Registration Deadline: 26 June, 2015 - Teachers need to register their anticipated school's teams by the end of the day on this date.
Submission Deadline: 21 July 2015 for Tasmania - this is the final day for submission of projects.

Judging Event: (invitation only): 22 August 2015.

For more information : www.youngictexplorers.net.au

For vision of YICTE 2014 event: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ig6lTr0iNj4