Broadclyst Primary School in the UK developed the ideas behind the challenge, has won funding from Microsoft to support its development, running and is the organiser and project leader. The Challenge has been organised to connect schools and children from across the world into one global education project that will facilitate the development of entrepreneurial skills, economic awareness, an understanding of cultural diversity, communication and collaboration skills, problems-solving skills and creativity.
The challenge is being organised through the time and energy of Broadclyst Primary School staff with the support of its partners, Microsoft being the main sponsor and supporter. It is ‘not for profit’ and the terms of service are subject to change as the project evolves.
All schools must participate in the ‘right spirit’ of achieving high educational outcomes for all children involved in the project and not for any other purpose. We reserve the right to refuse participation if this is not the case.
The online protection and safeguarding of children is paramount. Any suspected risks to children’s safety must be reported and we will report all cases to the relevant authorities to investigate. We are working with our partners the SWGfl and the Safer Internet Centre to support us in the protection of children. Please see the section entitled ‘Online Safety’ for all the information regarding this.
The following rules comprise the terms of service of sign-up to the Challenge, and have been set to ensure that the projects run well.