1st Smart Schools Web Excellence Awards

Starting this school year, we are recognizing the schools that consistently update their website! Keep your websites up to date and get the chance to win a desktop computer and a Smart Schools Web Excellence trophy!

Eligibility:

1. This competition is open to all Smart Schools Program (SSP) Partners and Online Associates nationwide with websites hosted by the Smart Schools Program. The school website must be owned, developed, and maintained by the school.

2. Other schools may join but they will need to register as an Online Associate first and develop their school website to be hosted by SSP.

Mechanics:

1. Schools must regularly update their SSP hosted website with relevant content happening in their respective schools and communities.

2. Participating schools should have a Facebook page for their respective schools to promote the contents of their website and facilitate interaction among teachers and students. Those with existing school Facebook pages need not to create a new one. A Facebook plug-in should be incorporated in the school website’s home page or at least a link to the school’s Facebook page.

3. The website must contain at least the following sections/items:

     • News/Announcements about happenings in the school or community
     • Feature articles, preferably contributed by teachers/students
     • Short Web Team profile
     • Doon Po Sa Amin (DPSA) tab with the links of DPSA entries (for DPSA participants in the previous years).
     • Contact Us page with school’s contact details, including links to the school’s Facebook page and to other social networking accounts of the school.
     • New Smart Schools Program logo in the home page linked to Smart Schools Program website (www.smartschools.ph)
     • New logo of Smart Communications, Inc. in the home page linked to Smart corporate website (www.smart.com.ph)                      

4. Contest will run from June 2012 to May 2013. Timeline is as follows:

Criteria for Judging

Participating schools with websites that won Website of the Month or Community Choice awards within the contest period shall get bonus points which will be added to their total score:

Awards and Prizes

The top three websites will be recognized as the bronze, silver, and gold awardees. They will receive the following prizes:

*As this competition aims to promote excellence among Smart Schools Program partner schools and online associates, percentage score of a website entry must be at least 70% to qualify for a spot on the top three.

The winning schools will receive points for this school year’s (SY 2012-2013) “School Mo Panalo” (SMP) Points and Rewards System.

Judging and Awarding

The panel of judges shall be composed of representatives from:

     • Smart Communications, Inc.
     • Department of Education
     • Netlearn Ventures, Inc.

NOTE:

     • The judges’ decision will be final. No protests or requests for reconsideration will be entertained.
     • Smart reserves the right to disqualify any entry at its sole discretion. No protests or requests for reconsideration will be accommodated/entertained.

How to join

To join the competition, kindly fill out this online form with necessary details. Deadline of registration is on June 29, 2012.

Contact Details

Smart Schools Program Secretariat
717-b Collins st., Moonwalk Village Phase 1, Parañaque City

Email: ryan[@]creative-synergy.com; cc: smartschools[@]smart.com.ph
Phone: (+632) 552-1647
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Fax: (+632) 846-0973
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