The sixth edition of the Global Junior Challenge (GJC 2011) are starting again. The GJC is an international contest rewarding projects that make innovative use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for e-inclusion and school education and training.
Promoted by the Municipality of Rome, the GJC is organized every two years by the Fondazione Mondo Digitale under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic. The goal of the contest is to promote an knowledge society for all. This is a unique chance to reflect and share experiences on the challenges facing education in the 21st century and on the role that new technologies can have in the process of social inclusion, development and poverty reduction.
The novelty of the 2011 GJC edition is the introducion of two new special categories addressed to projects making innovative use of ICTs for (a) the inclusion of immigrants and refugees and (b) sustainable development.