The Worlddidac Award is an internationally recognised distinction for educational products and solutions.
Since 1984 the Worlddidac Foundation, the patron of the Award has been motivating manufacturers of educational products to develop high quality and innovative products and it continuously supports the further development thereof and as a result the improvement of learning and teaching.
Companies who offer new products and solutions for all levels of education are very welcome to present them to the international jury members.
The participation in the competition is payable to cover the costs of the administration and promotional processes and preserves the financial independence of the Worlddidac Award from the Worlddidac Association.
Terms and Conditions:
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18th Worlddidac Award
The evaluation of the products took place from 4 – 7 June. Companies from all over the world presented their submitted solutions to the international jury of experts. The awards will be presented in a festive ceremony on November 7th in Berne, during the educational fair Worlddidac / Swissdidac Bern.
Congratulations to the Award Winners 2018!
After five days of intense evaluation during five days in June 2018 , the winners of the 18th Worlddidac Award have been determinated.
|300-W electro-technical Power supply||DIDALAB|
|Atelier français||Klett und Balmer AG|
|Bildwärts – Von der Linie zur Fläche in den Raum||Lehrmittelverlag Zürich|
|Bionics4Education||Festo Didactic SE|
|Ça bouge||Klett und Balmer AG|
|Callero MakerSpace Trolley||Gratnells Ltd|
|Claned||Claned Group Oy|
|dis donc! 5||Lehrmittelverlag Zürich / Lehrmittelverlag St.Gallen|
|Durchblick Geografie Geschichte||Westermann Schulverlag Schweiz AG|
|EISfuchs, didakatische Spiele Mathematik||EISfuchs|
|Fair Battles Kicker||Verein Fair Play|
|Genossenschaften machen Schule||hep verlag ag|
|Geschichts-App “Fliehen vor den Holocaust”||PH Luzern, Institut Geschichtsdidaktik
|Gesellschaften im Wandel||Lehrmittelverlag Zürich|
|Hands-on experiment sets CHEMISTRY||MEKRUPHY GMBH|
|Impulse für inklusiven Unterricht||Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik|
|Kinder begegnen Natur und Technik||Lehrmittelverlag Zürich|
|Lesebox||Klett und Balmer AG|
|littleBits Droid Inventor Kit + Coding||littleBits|
|llongwill® Mobile Science Exploration System for Primary School||Shandong Yuanda-llongwill|
|mathbuch IF||Klett und Balmer AG / Schulverlag plus AG|
|NaTech 1-6||Lehrmittelverlag Zürich / Schulverlag plus AG|
|Oxocard||hep verlag ag|
|Politik und du||hep verlag ag|
|Prowise Touchscreen ProLine+
in combination with Prowise iPro Mobile liftsystem
|STEAM Park||LEGO Education|
|Technik und Design||hep verlag ag|
|Tellimero – der sprechende Stift||Arnulf Betzold GmbH|
|Thurgau du Heimat –
ein digital-fächerübergreifendes Lernmedium
|Amt für Volksschule Thurgau / eduteam GmbH, pädagogik und ict|
|Unterrichtsmaterial Themeneinheit “Vernetzt denken und handeln – komplexe Probleme meistern”||Studienbüro Jetzt & Morgen|
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
The evaluation process is divided into two parts. As a first step, the products are assessed and judged by a group of professional teachers. The second part requires a physical evaluation and presentation in front of the panel of international experts. The Products must be market ready and cannot be prototypes.
We strongly recommend that the participants personally present their products to the jury of experts during the evaluation week. Online presentation through Skype, Hangouts or FaceTime, is also acceptable. This presentation should not exceed more than 20 minutes and can be conducted in English or German.
Jury of Teachers
The panel of teachers consists of teachers from different educational sectors and levels to ensure that all products are evaluated true to their proper field and level of education. The teachers assess and judge the quality of the products based on the implementation in terms of day-to-day usage. They focus primarily on educational and didactic aspects.
A representative of the panel of teachers is also a member of the jury of experts.
The influence of the teachers’ judgement on the final result is 33,33% (one third)
Jury of Experts
The panel of experts consists of international specialists in the field of education and concentrates foremost on basic aspects, educational value, design, and sustainability. The composition of the jury is balanced between experts from Switzerland and other continents. The influence of the experts’ judgement on the final result is 66,66% (two thirds).
The decisions of both juries are final.
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The 18. Worlddidac Award Ceremony took place on November 7, 2018 in the permisses of BERNEXPO.
For 30 years the Worlddidac Foundation has presented the Worlddidac Award, an internationally recognised distinction for educational resources.
The Worlddidac Award intends the following aims: to motivate manufacturers of educational products towards the development of high quality and innovative products and to support the continuous further development, and thus improvement, of learning and teaching.