It ends Solve for Tomorrowproject developed by Samsung Electronics Italia to raise awareness of a safe use of digital platforms and new technologies. The Marconi Institute of Piacenza, the Pertini-Anelli di Turi and the Bixio Institute of Piano di Sorrento won the final prize, in the secondary school category.
Solve for Tomorrow, a project by Samsung Electronics Italia, ends
Samsung had already announced the winning classes for the primary and lower secondary school categories. With these new winners, Solve for Tomorrow closes after involving over 12,000 students throughout Italy.
Started last October, the project gave free access to online educational content on the subject of digital citizenship. The goal was to learn how to evaluate the multiple information proposed by the network. Courses varied by age: Sowing for primary schools, Growing for lower secondary schools and Planning for upper secondary schoolsor. He expected theoretical lessons and practical exercises.
The final project focused on the mental well-being of the GenZ. To develop it, the classes followed a cycle of 3 multimedia communication lessons held by Matteo Di Palma, professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and radio speaker of Radio Italiaper.
“With Solve for Tomorrow we have made available our skills and our experience to help teachers of Italian schools to promote a digital culture, teaching children how to use the new tools with awareness” he commentedAnastasia Buda, Corporate Citizenship & Internal Communication Manager di Samsung Electronics Italia.
The winning projects
- 1st Prize: Stories that meet – ISII Guglielmo Marconi, Piacenza. Starting from the hashtag #insiemefamenomale, it addresses the issue of the unease of young people generated by the pandemic crisis. The protagonists of the story are two girls who unfortunately deal with current issues such as bullying, self-harm, violence and eating disorders. That recognizing each other, they find the strength to react.
- 2nd Prize: Between lights and shadows IISS Pertini-Anelli di Turi (Bari). It starts from the story of a teenager who lost a brother to the pandemic. In the video the boys symbolize with a hug the moment in which the protagonist is welcomed with all his fragility and his pain
- 3 ° Prize: Life as a Lizard – Nino Bixio State Nautical Technical Institute of Piano di Sorrento (Naples). The third team uses a metaphor, that of the life of a lizard caught in a jar, which symbolizes the situation of adolescents during the pandemic.
Schools were awarded Samsung devices for participating team members. The initiative is part of the memorandum of understanding signed by Samsung Electronics Italia in 2019 with the Ministry of Education. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow is a project that is fully part of Samsung’s Corporate Social Responsibility vision “Together for Tomorrow! Enabling People “.
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