What will your entry be assessed on?
Your entry will be assessed on the criteria below. The same judging criteria will be used throughout the Prize to select finalists, and, eventually, the winner.
Solutions should integrate and build on labour market information, in new or innovative ways, to generate actionable insights about people’s future careers. This could be achieved by:
Solutions should combine insights into the future of the labour market with an understanding of the Prize’s target beneficiaries, their needs, and motivations. They should expand target beneficiaries’ career horizons and support their decision making, which may include helping them to discover training pathways. By the end of the Prize, finalists must demonstrate how they have developed and improved their solutions in response to their understanding of the target beneficiaries. This could be achieved by:
Solutions should demonstrate that they’re easy and enjoyable to use, taking into account users’ digital literacy and preferences for accessing the solution. . Solutions should be able to service one or more profiles of users, which may include target beneficiaries and/or organisations that work with or support them. By the end of the Prize, finalists should have engaged potential users. This could be achieved by:
By the end of the Prize, solutions should be able to demonstrate that there is a market of sufficient size to facilitate sustainability, successful commercialisation and the growth potential of their solution. They should be accessible and affordable to their potential users, and demonstrate a broader understanding of their needs. Solutions should proactively communicate with, and reach out to, potential users. This could be achieved by:
The winner, runner up and finalists will be selected by an expert Judging Panel. Details of the judges will be announced here before entries close.
The information you provide in your entry form may be used to carry out appropriate due diligence checks. The results of these checks will be used to assist judges when they select the finalists, runner up and winner.