Key Dates and Schedule for Support and Professional Development
17 July – Term 3 begins
17 July – Competition opens
Webinar Coaching Sessions (Microsoft and DET online interactive sessions):
On site Professional Development with the DET, Microsoft and SLAV
Tues September 5, 2pm – Keeping Safe in the Game (Aimed at Years 4, 5, 6)
Thurs September 7, 9:30am – Keeping Safe in the Game (Aimed at Years 4, 5, 6)
TBA – Session for older kids
September 23 – October 8: School Holidays
Wednesday, October 11 2017 : Entries close (5pm)
TBA: Finalists notified
Friday October 27: Shortlisted projects presented at the “Education in Games Summit” at ACMI, as part of the 2017 Melbourne International Games Week.
Finalists will be coached on their pitching technique by Jon Yeo from TEDx (Melbourne) on the day.
A Microsoft developer will mentor the Challenge winner to further develop the game or app in an extended coaching workshop.