DEADLINE: OCTOBER 18, 2019
- The call is open for current high school students in public or private secondary institutions nationwide.
- Students who have an idea for policy, advocacy campaign, or technology innovation are invited to submit their applications. The following scope and requirements are followed:
- Proposed policy should enable climate change adaptation and mitigation addressed to formal institutions (school, business, organization, barangay, city, provincial, or national level).
- Proposed policy can be amendments of existing policy. Proper citation should be practiced. Applicants should highlight the innovations introduced.
- Proposal should include statement of the problem, projected impact of policy, policy guidelines, foreseen challenges and corresponding strategies, and budgetary requirements, if any.
B. Advocacy campaign
- Advocacy campaign should increase awareness of the climate crisis and call for climate action.
- It should be unpublished and can be run through online and/or offline platforms.
- It should include problem/s being addressed, target campaign reach (online and/or offline), innovative approach, and actual campaign materials (photo and caption, poster, music, video, hashtags, etc.).
C. Technology innovation
- Technology innovation should present a climate change adaptation and/or mitigation solution.
- It should have a prototype and results upon submission.
- It should include problem/s being addressed, related literature, intervention, and relevant attachments (pictures or product demo).
- Projects can only be under one category, but students may submit different projects in all categories. For example, student A may submit three different projects for policy, advocacy campaign, or technology innovation but may not submit one project for all categories.
- The submitted project may be conceptualized and implemented in groups in the same or different schools/institutions, but the presentation shall be done by one or two group members.
- All applications shall be submitted electronically at deped.in/NCCC2019Application before the deadline (see above).
- Fifteen projects (five for each category) shall be selected. Accepted students shall present their projects during the National Climate Change Conference on November 19, 2019. During the conference, they will receive mentoring from innovation and climate specialists.
- DRRMS shall be granted use of all submitted projects with assurance of proper citation of learners involved. Proponents of selected projects are required to implement their initiatives and constantly update DRRMS.
- The criteria for selection are as follows:
a. Relevance (30%) – Addresses a climate change concern grounded on the needs of the community involved
b. Impact (20%) – Generates a solution to a climate change concern and describes the impact to the community identified.
c. Creativity and Innovation (30%) – Utilizes innovative strategies to the problem grounded on resources of the local community and relevant literatures considering technology, performing or visual arts and indigenous and sustainable materials or processes
d. Feasibility (20%) – Shows feasible project implementation based on the ability to visualize challenges and appropriate response
- The board and lodging from November 18-20, 2019 of the accepted student/s and accompanying teacher shall be covered by the Department. Cost related to transportation shall be covered by the regional office, school and/or the student.
- The decision of the board of reviewers are final, irreversible, and uncontested.
- For inquiries, please contact Ms. Lara Jean L. Salaysay at firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail), +639199062920 (mobile), or +632-635-3764 (landline).