Spotlight Switzerland – Digital Transformation At School

Spotlight Switzerland is looking for inspiring kindergarten, primary and secondary school educators who are embracing digital transformation in the classroom by experimenting with new teaching methods and tools, together with their students. Timeline: from May 1st to July 5th, 2019.

The ten most convincing good practices selected by an expert jury will receive grants summing up to CHF 120’000 for further development. These projects will be video documented and presented in the form of videos and a report during Campus Seminar in Zurich on October 30th 2019 and at the HundrED Innovations Summit in Helsinki on November 6th – 8th 2019.

Spotlight Switzerland is an initiative of HundrED, We Are Play Lab Foundation, Gebert Rüf Stiftung, Jacobs Foundation, Stiftung Mercator Schweiz, digitalswitzerland – next generation and Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich.

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What is Spotlight Switzerland?
Organized together with local partners, HundrED Spotlights are curated collections often education innovations offering insights into a specific area of education (e.g. sustainability) or a certain location (e.g. Victoria, Australia). Spotlight Switzerland focuses on digital transformation at school, highlighting emerging good practice from kindergarten up to the secondary level.

All applications undergo a thorough research process and a screening by an expert jury. The ten selected projects adhere to strict selection criteria of being impactful, scalable and innovative. The deep insights gained through the Spotlight are shared nationally and internationally.

Why a Spotlight Switzerland?
With a reputation of an education, science and technology pioneer and a strong national agenda focusing on digital transformation, Switzerland is uniquely positioned to be a global centre of digital education innovation, not only in higher education but already starting from early childhood.

Who can apply?
Any kindergarten, primary or secondary school educator working in Switzerland can submit their project focusing on digital transformation in the classroom using this application form.

Timeline: from May 1st to July 5th, 2019.


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