Apply for ICT 4 Inclusion Challenge Africa Edition (£10,000 Prize)

Access to education is one of the greatest barriers to inclusion for children, young persons, and adults with disabilities in Africa.

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified this situation. Digital innovations can help to overcome this challenge by removing barriers to education for persons with disabilities.

See Also: Apply for British Council New Narrative Challenge 2021 for Young Creatives.

This is a call to arms. It’s time for a change. Are you in? Register for the ICT 4 Inclusion Challenge and shape inclusive education in Africa!

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Eligibility

  • You are developing a digital device and/or application, that facilitates inclusive education.
  • You have a concrete idea to raise awareness for inclusive education using digital technologies.
  • You develop digital assistive technologies to be used in educative settings.
  • You are working on accessibility solutions for online learning environments.
  • Individuals or Teams of Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Students, Changemakers, Tech geeks, Disability activists.

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  • Person aging at least 18 years old or above the legal working age in the country of residence.
  • Permanent residents of an African country or non-residents teaming up with an African organization.
  • Please note that Atos or GIZ employees (and their immediate families) are not eligible to take part in the challenge. Any solutions that are already on the market will also be excluded.

Prizes

In addition to being coached by elite mentors during the bootcamp, the top 3 winning teams will be awarded a dedicated 3-month long mentorship program after the bootcamp, monetary prizes, and an opportunity to pitch to Atos Accelerator programme.

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