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Showcase info for students
Learn about our annual Showcase and how to enter
Get help with your entry
If you want extra support with your entry, or to see some winning examples from previous years, take a look at our Showcase entry support page. You can see presentations on how to prepare a pitch, how to make a video, and profiles on some of the best products. You can also get in touch by emailing our education team at email@example.com for personalised support.
Feedback on their projects from volunteers from the tech industry
A certificate for entering
The opportunity to practise presenting their work to volunteers from leading tech companies
Promotion on our social media channels & website
The opportunity to pitch their idea to a virtual panel of experts from leading businesses
Further promotion on our social media channels & website
Follow up engagement opportunities with the category supporter
An overview of the shortlisting criteria
We are looking for solutions that demonstrate innovative thinking and stand out from the rest. Judges' favourites are selected by our shortlisters and judges from our industry partners.
Our shortlisters are asked to:
Provide constructive feedback via an optional comment box.
Rate submissions based on the three things below.
How well does the solution address the problem?
Shortlisters are looking for an innovative and thoroughly developed solution addressing a clearly defined and researched problem.
How well do the features and prototype bring the idea to life?
Shortlisters are looking for thoughtful and user-centered features and an excellent working prototype.
3. Overall project
How well presented and clear is the overall project?
Shortlisters are looking for projects that are professionally presented and clear throughout.
Common questions from students
1. What happens after you enter?
Your teacher will be sent an email to confirm you have entered the Apps for Good Showcase. The email will also include a record of what you entered into the Showcase entry form.
2. What do the Judges look for?
See the judging criteria above.
3. How are the showcase entries chosen?
All entries are sent to a team of Shortlisters, where they're reviewed and rated several times. The Apps for Good team then reviews the ratings and comments for the projects. Based on this information, 3 are selected to be showcased for each category.
4. When will teams know if they are being showcased?
Your teacher will be informed if your entry is being showcased by 13th May 2024.
5. What's expected of showcased submissions?
Showcased submissions get the chance to pitch virtually to a panel of experts in the week commencing 10th June 2024. Showcased entries will also compete for votes in our online People’s Choice Award.