Empowering your community through technology

Technology has the ability to change our community and our lives for the better. Tata Consultancy Services is challenging students to identify a problem in their community and come up with a way that technology can help to solve, or lessen the impact, of this problem.

Project outline

In the same group of 3 that students undertook the quiz, the team are encouraged to brainstorm and research community problems, connect with community organizations (where appropriately supervised) and document a solution. The solution can be presented in the form of an idea or a “project pitch” and submitted via email. Word documents, PDF files, Video, Audio and other formats will be accepted. Students are only limited by their imagination.

The project pitch will be presented (online) to the GoIT Challenge judging panel. In this pitch, students are encouraged to present an argument, and evidence, for a technology project to empower their community.

The pitch should:

Project deadline and submission:

Your team’s final Project Pitch needs to be emailed to the GoIT Challenge panel by close of business Friday 28 September 2018.
Please email submissions to anz.csr@tcs.com with subject line “GoIT Challenge Project [School]”. You will receive a confirmation of successful submission.

Support for students and teachers

The teachers resource pack outlines the ways in which this project supports the Curriculum.
A mentor can be allocated to schools to assist teachers and students with the project.

Support for students and teachers

The teachers resource pack outlines the ways in which this project supports the Curriculum. A mentor can be allocated to schools to assist teachers and students with the project.

Project requirements

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