Competitions

From time to time ECAWA hosts competitions and challenges to assist teachers to provide interesting, motivating and educationally sound activities for their students.

Most recently ECAWA offered:

The ECAWA Holiday Challenge – a competition for students from Pre Primary to Year 8.
Find out more about the ECAWA Holiday Challenge at http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/competitions/designacardcomp/ The winners of this competition are listed at http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/competitions/designacardcomp/ecawa-holiday-challenge-winners/ along with copies of some of the entries.

 

Other Competitions

The competitions listed here are not managed by ECAWA so please verify all details, including dates and conditions, with the competition organisers, to be sure that the event is suitable for you and your students.

If you know of other competitions that may be of interest to members please email the details to secretary@ecawa.wa.edu.au

Competitions:

The Aurecon Bridge Building Competition encourages students to unlock their potential by engaging with STEM early.

The Aurecon Bridge Building Competition is open to Years 8 and 9 students in Australia.

Entry to the Aurecon Bridge Building Competition is free, and using materials supplied by Aurecon, students are tasked with designing and constructing a model bridge using the construction guidelines provided.

Registrations close on May 20th 2019 and judging days take place in September.

Read more at http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/2019/04/08/aurecon-bridge-building-competition-is-open/

You can find full details of the competition on the website at https://www.aurecongroup.com/careers/bridge-building-competition 

The ATOM PHOTO COMP

The current ATOM PHOTO COMP closes on Friday September 7th at noon, AEST.

The theme for 2018 is “This makes me happy”.

See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/2018/08/29/atom-photo-comp/ 

Updated August, 2018

The Game Changer Awards

Check out the Game Changer Awards – inspiring STEM innovation in WA Schools.

The Game Changer Awards are GO for 2019!!.

See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/2019/02/04/game-changer-awards-are-go-for-2019/

Updated February, 2019

Bebras Challenge

The Bebras Australia Computational Thinking Challenge  is an international student challenge whose goal is to promote computational thinking for teachers and students (ages 8-17 / school years 3-12).

Bebras is aligned with and supports Information and Communication Technology (ICT) curricula across Australia. Bebras Australia is run by CSIRO under the Digital Careers program, funded by the Australian Government.

The Bebras Challenge is a great way to get students interested and participating in information and communication technology (ICT) which could lead to an interest in pursuing a career in the exciting ICT industry!

See https://www.bebras.edu.au/ for details and dates of the next round of the competition, coming up on the 3rd of September, 2018.

Updated August, 2018

Young ICT Explorers – YICTE

Young ICT Explorers (YICTE) is an open ended technology and innovation competition for Primary and High school students in school years 3 – 12 in Australia, where students enter technology related projects for the chance to win fantastic prizes and show case their ideas to the world.

The 2018 State competitions are now well underway.

See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/2016/02/08/young-ict-explorers-yicte/ 

Updated August, 2018

Your Call – Your Say

Lead your class to film fame and glory and win!

See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/2017/04/09/your-call-your-say-2017/

The Your Call – Your Say finalists for 2017 are listed at http://www.yourcall.rocks/competitions/2017-finalists/

Updated September, 2017

 

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