16/10/2023 – 5/1/2024
CoolThink@JC Competition 2024 (“The Competition”) aims to promote Computational Thinking (“CT”) Education, enhance students’ awareness and interests on CT through coding and problem solving skills, enable students to apply their knowledge and skills on CT to solve problems, enhance creativity, innovation and coding techniques as well as encourage collaboration. The Competition includes Scratch and App Inventor categories, and targets all Primary Four to Primary Six students in the academic year of 2023/2024 (The competition accepts entries from teams from all Hong Kong schools, each team to be formed by three students. Each school may send at most five teams.) For more details, please visit its website https://ctc.coolthink.hk/english/.
The competition is created and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, co-created by The Education University of Hong Kong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and City University of Hong Kong, and co-organised by Association of I.T. Leaders in Education and The Hong Kong Association for Computer Education, and supported by Education Bureau and Hong Kong Education City.
Registration for Competition:
Should school interest to register for the Competition, please enrol online at https://forms.gle/MMKQpkFGqp4B8r7TA. The registration deadline is 5 January 2024 (Friday).
A briefing session for teachers will be held at 3:45-4:45 pm on 28 November 2023 (Tuseday). It will introduce the Competition’s details, rules and judging criteria, etc. Should school interest to attend the briefing session, please enrol online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0-t-9Pcs-aRim1HmvaOHjhv1H-xTYMVedF5Kki191JuVh9Q/viewform.
The Grand Final and Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held on the afternoon of 13 July 2024 (Saturday) at The Education University of Hong Kong.
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Law on 2948 8554 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.