Digital Education Awards – Submissions Open


Independently produced events celebrating digital arts and culture are at the heart of Brighton Digital Festival, and we are pleased that this year we will again be opening applications for Digital Education Awards.

The Festival will be awarding up to £1,000 towards educational projects that celebrate digital innovation, arts and culture. Our aim for these awards is to support outstanding education activity to take place during the Brighton Digital Festival in September 2015.

BDF Education Coordinator Donna Comerford says: “The Brighton Digital Festival education programme will continue to expand its role of joining together young people, schools, CDIT industry and life-long learners in 2015. In the intervening months since the 2014 Festival, Brighton has become home to many start-up organisations, which are providing spaces to share skills, encouraging making and experimenting with cutting edge technology, and which we hope will be part of the programme in 2015.”

The projects will be reviewed by a panel of education and digital experts and successful projects will be announced to the public on the 29th of May. Suggested education projects can incorporate any creative digital approach, such as computing, robotics, electronics, 3D printing or creative entrepreneurship. Other events may include start-up culture, architecture, digital music, animation, games, filmmaking, maker culture, DIY tech or experimentation – but this is not an exhaustive list and the Festival is open to all new suggestions.

To find out how to apply, check out the 2015 Digital Education Awards page for more info and and application form. Submissions close on the 11th of May 2015, so act fast.