8 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and our community has voted! Go to the Techfugees Australia Hackathon with Young People gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


8 months ago

Public voting is now open

It's your turn to pick the Popular Choice award winner! Browse the Techfugees Australia Hackathon with Young People submission gallery and vote for your favorite app. Be sure to spread the word via your social networks, too!

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email support@devpost.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


8 months ago

Claudia's “Pitching! Deck"

Here’s a link to Claudia's “Pitching!” Deck

https://www.dropbox.com/s/eesdf4ag6ksfk20/Pitching%21%20%20CBL%20x%20.pdf?dl=0

And please follow Claudia http://twitter.com/claudiablb

#letsflamingo

Questions?

We're here to help. If you have any questions about the hackathon, post on the discussion forum or email techfugeesaustralia@gmail.com and we'll respond as soon as we can.


8 months ago

Wrap Up of Day 1

A Message from Techfugees Australia:

Good Evening Hackers!

How inspiring was Day 1 of #Hack4Refugees? All around Australia, people were following us on social media and getting excited about what you are building!

Today we heard many stories about the challenges facing young refugees as they settle into Australia. I don’t know about you but I was moved by the incredible creativity and resilience shown by young people in connecting to the community, making friends, getting educated and finding fulfilling jobs. We also heard about how intergenerational conflicts happen as parents continue to see the world through the lens of…

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8 months ago

Themes and issues

Themes and issues

Themes identified by refugee young people (Source: SSI & Youth Collective The Global Refugee Youth Consultation Report - “Amplifying the voices of young people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds”)

CONNECTION, UNDERSTANDING , WELLBEING
Community awareness and understanding of refugee young people’s learning needs as well as health, social and other needs
Making new connections/meeting new people, fitting in
Hurdles of mental journey
Awareness and understanding of refugee young people’s learning needs as well as health, social and other needs
Having your overseas qualification recognised
Negative community perceptions
Parents: child safety and protection rules
Understanding new laws…

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8 months ago

Get setup with Devpost for Techfugees Australia Hackathon with Young People

Hey Hackers!

I want to share some important instructions for this weekend. We're using Devpost (formerly ChallengePost) to showcase all your projects and support the judging.

You need to register now and submit your projects before the deadline (Sun Nov 06, 2016 at 01:00am EDT), both at this link:

https://techfugees-au-young-people.devpost.com/

  1. Have EVERY person on your team go to the link above and click Register for this hackathon. (You must all create Devpost accounts.)
  2. One person from each team will Enter a Submission (which is a button you'll see after you Register). Where it asks you to add your teammates' email…

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