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We are now accepting submissions for the “National Information Education Contest,” a digital school festival where you can test your skills cultivated through Information I, II, exploration, digital-related activities, etc. <A lso used for DX High Sch

We are now accepting submissions for the “National Information Education Contest,” a digital school festival where you can test your skills cultivated through Information I, II, exploration,
digital-related activities, etc. -Also used as a venue for announcing the results of DX High School-
*Digital Human Resources Co-Creation Federation (Digiren)*
Press release: July 10, 2024
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We are now accepting submissions for the “National Information Education Contest,” a digital school festival where you can test your skills cultivated through Information I, II, exploration,
digital-related activities, etc. -Also used as a venue for announcing the results of DX High School-
*We are also recruiting sponsor companies! *
Digital Human Resources Co-Creation Federation (General Incorporated Association) (Digiren) Suminoe Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture Representative: Shikano
Toshiharu) will hold the digital school festival “National Information Education Contest (Zenjo-Con)” for the first time on Saturday, November 23, 2024. In this first contest, with the theme of “Improving lives and schools (DX),” students and others created “Digital We are looking for works that utilize technology (ideas or products) from July 10th (Wednesday) to October 8th (Tuesday), 2024. It can also be used as a venue for announcing the results of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s DX High School Project. We are also looking for corporate sponsors.
Homepage: https://zenjyocon.jp

National Information Education Contest (Zenjyocon) https://zenjyocon.jp * [Background of the event] *
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has established a study group on how to support digital-related club activities.
“Recommendations on how to support digital-related activities for junior high and high school students, etc. with an eye on Society 5.0″ compiled in ”
” (March 31, 2022), various digital-related activities by junior high and high school students, etc. are collectively referred to as “digital-related activities for junior high and high school students, etc.,” and the goal is to maintain and improve the motivation of junior high and high school students who engage in these activities. In response to the proposal to consider holding a national
competition, it has been decided that the digital school festival “National Information Education Contest” will be held in 2024. “Digital School Festival”
2025 Osaka/Kansai Expo Action Plan ver.2
This competition is also included in the Tokyo 2020 Games, and we aim to become a competition that represents Japan as a venue for junior high and high school students to present their digital-related activities.

* [What is the National Information Education Contest (Zenjo-Con)?]* The National Information Education Contest is a contest-style event with the concept of “a place where you can present the skills you have gained through information I, II, inquiry, and digital-related activities.” Looking towards Society 5.0 (*),
From 2022, Information I will become a compulsory subject, followed by Information II. In order to make use of what has been learned in these classes, curriculum management with comprehensive inquiry time is also emphasized. In addition, Digiren is supporting the High School DX Acceleration Promotion Project (DX High School) by creating a collection of plans and distributing them to selected schools through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. This contest can also be used as a venue for announcing the results of DX High School.

*Society 5.0 is a human-centered society that achieves both economic development and the resolution of social issues through a system that highly integrates cyber space (virtual space) and physical space (real space).

[National Information Education Contest (Zenjo-Con) 2024 Theme] In 2024, with the theme of “Improving lives and schools (DX),” students and others will create “works (ideas or products) that utilize digital technology using the skills they have cultivated through education, club activities, personal activities, etc.” )” is recruiting.
Discovering problems in our lives and the problems around us, thinking of ideas to solve them, and using the power of digital to demonstrate our creativity to give shape to those solutions, and creating unique and achievable ideas and products. You will be asked to create and present.

* -overview-*
■Name
Digital School Festival “National Information Education Contest 2024”

■Summary
With the theme of “improving lives and schools (DX),” we are looking for “works that utilize digital technology” created by students and others using the skills they have cultivated through education, club activities, personal activities, etc. Think about how you can improve your own lives and the problems around you, and create ideas and products that give form to solutions.

■Application qualifications
・Persons who are 12 years of age or older as of April 1, 2024 and 18 years of age or younger as of March 31, 2025.
However, those enrolled in high school may apply even if they are 19 years of age or older.
・Those who can present at the venue of the final screening on Saturday, November 23, 2024.
*Venue: Shibuya Scramble Square SHIBUYA QWS
(Shibuya 2-24-12, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)

Both team and individual participation are possible. There is no limit to the number of team members. However, there will be a maximum of 4 presenters at the final screening. The members who make up the team can be from different schools, and they don’t even have to attend the same school.

■Application period
July 10th (Wednesday) – October 8th (Tuesday), 2024

■Application documents
Works (ideas or
Please create a product and send the following data using the website application form.
1. Application form (required)
2. Work explanation video (optional)
3. Supplementary materials for explaining the work (optional) 1.2.3. All entries will be subject to review.

(*) Examples of digital technologies include IoT, AI (generative system/artificial intelligence), 3D modeling, VR, AR, robots, cloud, etc. There are no particular genres or areas.

■Application details
https://zenjyocon.jp Please visit our homepage.

* -Awards and supplementary awards-*
Grand Prize, Excellence Award, Corporate Award, etc.
*There may be cases where the corresponding work is not available. *Details will be updated on the homepage from time to time.

* -Final screening (main selection)-*
Date and time: November 23, 2024 (Saturday) 13:00-17:00 *Scheduled Venue: Final Judging Session/Shibuya Scramble Square SHIBUYA QWS (2-24-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
Live/online distribution *planned

* -Sponsored-*
Digital School Festival Executive Committee “National Information Education Contest” Secretariat (Digiren)

* -Sponsorship (planned)-*
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry/Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology/New Economic
Federation/National High School Information Education Study
Group/Shibuya Ward

* -Sponsors-*
■Platinum sponsor
GMO Media, Inc./Sakura Internet, Inc./Programming Research Institute, Inc./MIXI, Inc./Kids Project, Inc./Shibuya Scramble Square,
Inc./RePlayce, Inc.

■Gold sponsor
Adobe Corporation / Lenovo Japan LLC / AVAD Corporation / Yamaha Corporation / SPLYZA Corporation / Tsukurie Corporation

[Contact information]
Digital School Festival “National Information Education Contest” Secretariat (Digiren)
gakuensai_info [at] dle.or.jp
*Please change @ to @ when sending.

Digital Human Resources Co-Creation Federation (Digiren) (URL: https://dle.or.jp/)
Established in July 2022 as an organization responsible for social implementation of the recommendations compiled by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s study group, with the aim of supporting digital-related activities of junior high and high school students. As a national organization that supports young people’s digital-related activities, we collaborate with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and work to popularize digital-related activities and develop instructors.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, we will support making Information I a compulsory subject and expanding Information II in high schools, as well as creating a computer club, programming club, robot club, and AI club in which middle school and high school students who are expected to be future digital talent candidates participate. The industry and education world are collaborating to develop a business in order to revitalize and improve digital-related club activities and individual digital activities, and to improve the digital skills of each student.

* [Digital Human Resources Co-Creation Federation (Digiren)] (URL: * * https://dle.or.jp/*




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