Are you a student with a passion for web design, coding or even blogging?
The annual Eircom Junior Spider awards recognise and reward students at both secondary and primary level for the innovative ways they use the internet, especially around website development, school blogs and design.
The deadline is fast approaching with the final date for submitting entries Wednesday March 11th.
For Secondary school students the awards are split across two categories, the Giga Spiders rewards students from 1st to 3rd year and the Tera Spiders are open to students from 4th to 6th year.
The Giga and Tera Spiders reward students under a range of categories which include: Best Concept, Best Project, Best Web Design.
A special category is also open to transition year students where projects can be completed by an individual or by a group. This project can be a website based on anything from Sports to Science, Fashion to French or Art to Algebra.
There is also a unique category ‘Suíomh is Fearr’ for students to enter a website in Irish with modern content that brings the language to life and highlights it in a creative way.
NOTE: All entries must be submitted online.
Each category will offer marks for varying components such as:
- Design and presentation
- Creativity and innovation
The awards event will be held at Facebook’s Dublin office on Monday 20th April.
For information on how to enter click here.
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