Our 2016 competition

The deadline of the international competition "Media, sure! But secure." is completed and numerous high-quality competition entries have been received by the jury members. The most beautiful project have been nominated by the jury and will be awarded at the Summit for Kids.
Information about the competition
Innovative ideas need creative minds to become reality. Creative minds need a forum that gives their ideas visibility. That’s what the competition “Media, sure! But secure.” is all about, for the third year running!
“Media, sure! But secure.” is looking for projects this year that promote media competency with zeal and resourcefulness. Has your group made a children’s video about online privacy? Did your activity day about cyber-bullying get children thinking and discussing about responsibility on the web? Your ideas have no limits. Your project only has to do one thing: encourage others to explore the digital world with children and young people together and find ways towards safe media use.
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For the most exciting projects “Media, sure! But secure.” the competition offers a plattform. Nationally as well as Internationally! That’s because the competition awards for implemented projects and offers inspiration for new project ideas.
Facts about the competition
Entry deadline: 31 July 2016
Participants: education professionals, teachers and engaged volunteer parents
Project participant age group: 9–14 years
The winners will be awarded the following prizes:

1st place: 1.000 euros
2nd place: 500 euros
3rd place: 300 euros

In some participating countries additional non-cash prizes will be awarded:

Exceptional projects in Germany will be rewarded with non-cash prizes such as participating in the Summit for Kids 2016 - an action-filled day about safe media use.
New to the contest this year: the Media Competency Test
For the first time as part of the contest, children and young people will have the opportunity to explore their own competence in dealing with digital media by taking the Media Competency Test developed by Teachtoday. The adult responsible for a learning group receives not only an assessment of the group’s competencies with media but also project ideas and inspiration for ways to participate in the contest.
The Media Competency Test
Our Media Competency Test is a playful introduction for children ages 9–12 to learn how competent they are in dealing with digital media.