LG Electronics hosted the final round of the 11th Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC). At his two-day event, young, exciting participants from around the world tested their skills in computer-based activities in a series of timed challenges. Adopting a hybrid format of online and offline, several major participating countries such as South Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam also set up venues locally.
Following the success of the GITC qualifying rounds in August, registrations for the final stages of the competition flooded in. In the end, 16 countries invited him to participate in the final round held online with over 320 participants. After competing in four challenges – eTool, eLifeMap, eContent and eCreative – the young contestants met both in person and online to recognize this year’s winners while allowing everyone to come together and share their experiences. bottom.
The eTool Challenge tests participants’ ability to create and edit presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and to calculate and organize data in Microsoft Excel using functions and formulas. eLifeMap assesses your ability to perform advanced online text and image searches to solve everyday problems, and eContent assesses your ability to create and edit videos on specific topics. Finally, his eCreative Challenge is divided into two sections, where participants will have to code an autonomous car program (eCreative_SmartCar) and develop technology ideas that make life easier for people with disabilities (eCreative_IoT). imposed.
LG Corp. has been leading the GITC since 2011 in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Welfare of South Korea. their employment and higher education opportunities. A total of about 4,000 young people have participated in the competition, which is now in his 11th year and run by LG Electronics and his GITC Organizing Committee.