EdTech Innovation Challenge 2021 for Nigerian Youths

EdTech Innovation Challenge 2021 for Nigerian Youths.


Innovation Challenge

The EdTech Innovation Challenge is an initiative to find creative technology and solutions with the potentials of transforming Nigeria1s Education system with a focus on leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence to positively impact existing educational ecosystem. The challenge supports young men and women to develop ideas, build skills and connect with others working towards a shared goal of strengthening the education system.


Who Should Apply

EdTech Innovation Challenge is open to Tertiary Education students, secondary school students, teachers, R&Ds, and developers from around Nigeria. Applicants should offer an innovative, inventive, or disruptive product/service, which is original and has scalable commercial applications.The Challenge is interested in applications across different spheres including Primary, Secondary, High-Ed, Vocational, Lifelong Learning, among others. Application should impact direct or indirect learners.


Prizes

EdTech Innovation Challenge Hero (winner of the contest) and category star (winner of each of the 4 categories) will receive funding and technical mentoring from some of the brightestt minds at NINE and iHUB to help bring their idea to life and create meaningful change in the Ecosystem.


Application Criteria

The project must be centered around Education Technology and must leverage the technolohy to meet the folLanguage.

  • It must be categorized as part of the EdTech industry
  • It must have Artificial Intelligence or Cyber Securityon the forefront or as part of the application
  • Fall within the underlisted categories;     i. Curriculum Applications.                    ii. School Management System.            iii. Students with disabilities                  iv. Lifelong Learning Applications
  • It should impact earning or enable better management of the education process
  • It can disrupt or supplement current education settings or ecosystems
  • It must be for profit
  • It must have commercial applications
  • It must be inventive, innovative or disruptive

The business proposal must be original work and applicants must hold all applicable rights

It must be submitted in English Language

To enter, team-based projects must select one person to submit the application and to serve as the team's representative throughout the competition.


Judging Panel

EdTech 2021 Innovation Challenge Panel of Judges

Prof. Charles Uwadia

PRESIDENT, CHAIRMAN-IN-COUNCIL, CPN

 Dr. Agu Collins Agu

DIRECTOR CORPORATE STRATEGY, NITDA

 Amina Sambo-Magaji, Ph.D

NATIONAL COORDINATOR, OIIE

 Oyesola Oworu, fimmi

CEO/LEAD CONSULTANT, AFRITEX

 Sefunmi Fadahunsi

PROGRAM MANAGER, ORACLE

 Bankole Oloruntoba

FOUNDER & MANAGEMENT ADVISOR, NINE

 Terae Onyeje

CEO, WOWBII INITIATIVE

 Temitope Ogunsemo

CEO, KRYSTAL DIGITAL


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