Terms and Conditions

  1. Any multimedia material, programme, production, resource, software, tool or service that has been created for use at any level of education and/or training can be submitted.
  2. Such multimedia material may range from a simple video or multimedia production, (materials created by learners and/or teachers are particularly welcome) to complete courses with a prominent integration of media. The MEDEA Awards welcome all multimedia materials, programmes, productions, resources, software, applications, tools or services with a strong media basis produced for all levels and sectors of education and for all subjects. In summary, any media material that is used to support formal or informal learning activity in education and training is eligible.
  3. There is no restriction regarding the target group(s) for these materials which includes learners, students, pupils, teachers, employees, citizens and trainees at all ages. Content can include all possible subject matter.
  4. There is no restriction regarding the language(s) of the educational media submitted.
  5. The multimedia production must have been created after 1 January 2020. Of course, the entry may include or consist of older material.
  6. There is no restriction on the geographical origin, location of use or subject coverage of the submitted materials.
  7. Media materials are preferably submitted online and in digityal format. Materials that are physically submitted on, for example, CD-rom/DVD as well as any accompanying print manuals, should be submitted in 4 copies and will not be returned to the sender after the competition.
  8. It is the responsibility of the entrant to make sure that all copyrights (IPR, intellectual property rights) are cleared for the entry he/she wishes to submit. Where there are clear breaches of copyrights or other IPR, the judges will exclude the submission from further assessment. It is recommended at the time of the submission that the entrant provides good documentation and/or evidence as to how IPR or copyright issues related to the submitted media have been resolved.
  9. Participants are allowed to submit up to 12 entries.
  10. Once the jury deliberations are complete, the organising committee which includes members of the jury panel will meet to decide on the final ranking based on the results of the jury panel. The organising committee may at all times decide to award a special Prize of the MEDEA Jury in addition to the MEDEA Award itself. This special prize will only be awarded upon the organising committee's own initiative to an approach or production in recognition of exceptional creativity and/or innovation in pedagogic or technical design.
  11. In recognition of the importance of pedagogical quality, marks for this criterion have a double weight in the final score for each entry.
  12. Participants can request a summary of the judges' feedback on their entry after the end of September 2022.
  13. Multimedia productions that were submitted to the MEDEA Awards competition in previous years can be resubmitted if all aforementioned conditions are met.
  14. All the required materials (including the signed letter with original signature) have to be sent to arrive at the MEDEA Secretariat before 17 March 2022, 12 midnight (CET) via online submission, email, fax or post (postmark will be checked).