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[Notice] Result Announcement for the First Round of the Higher Education Track of the 7th Global Competition on Design for Future Education

Co-hosted by Beijing Normal University and the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education, with the support of domestic and international organizations, universities, and renowned tech enterprises, the 7th Global Competition on Design for Future Education is in full swing. Since its commencement on March 1, 2024, the competition has attracted the participation of thousands of university students, K12 teachers, and corporate employees from over 40 countries and regions. As a significant platform for global educational innovation, this year' s competition has garnered strong support from numerous international institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. Considering the extensive participation from international faculty and students, the competition committee has established Regional Selection Contests for the higher education track in Central and Eastern Europe (Croatia) and the Maldives. The first round results announced this time do not include the regional selection contests.

During the first round, the Higher Education Track has amassed exceptional ideas from over a thousand students representing more than 200 universities worldwide, with over 160 team design projects submitted. This year, the entries demonstrated greater innovation in their topics and solutions, focusing not only on the reform of educational models but also on the integration of new technologies such as AIGC. The projects explored how to use new technologies to address various educational challenges, showcasing the young participants' unique insights into the future of education and technology and their passion and sense of responsibility for the development of the educational field. After evaluation by the judges, 59 projects successfully advanced to the semi-final stage.

The semi-finals of the higher education track will be held online on June 23, requiring each team to present their project in a 5-minute report, with presentations allowed in either Chinese or English. All advancing teams should prepare their PowerPoint slides and other presentation materials in advance and submit them to the official competition email ( by 12:00 on June 21 (UTC+8).

We hereby announce the list of teams that have passed the first round for the higher education track, as detailed below:

Note: The results do not include teams from regional selection contests.