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April 2020 - Year 22 - Issue 2

ISSN 1755-9715

‘A Day in the Life of …’: An International Competition

Kazimierz Pulaski University of Technology and Humanities in Radom, Poland is running an international video competition. We would like to invite primary and secondary students (aged 6-18) to create a 3-minute video on the topic: ‘A day in the life of …(nationality)… students’.

The task is to record a short video to show the way of life of typical students in their hometown. Students can choose the whole day, starting from the morning till the evening or a typical school day.

Students upload their videos onto a video-sharing site (YouTube or Vimeo, etc.) and send the links to

Entry assessment will be done in two stages:

1. In the first stage, 20 best films will be selected by the jury appointed by the Organiser. Composition of the jury in the 1st stage of the competition: Magdalena Dygała, Khurram Shahzad, Ceren TEZEL KELEŞ, Sevinç Aytaş, Tina Elena Ene, María Palma García Hormigo.

2. In the second stage of the competition, the Organizer will appoint a group of experts in the field of teaching, who will select 2 (out of 20 videos) winning video entries. Composition of the jury in the 2nd stage of the competition: Joanna Pawłowska, Kieran Donaghy, Jon Hird, John Hughes, Rob Howard.

At each stage, members of the jury appointed by the Organiser will evaluate the video entries by awarding points at their own discretion: 10 points for topic, 10 points for creativity, 10 points for emotional value, 5 points for technical excellence. Sum: 35 points



1st prize: a gift card with a value of not less than 150 euros, a board game REGIPIO, books and gadgets from the publishers: Oxford University Press, Nowa Era, Macmillan and Express Publishing.

2nd prize: a board game REGIPIO, books and gadgets from the publishers: Oxford University Press, Nowa Era, Macmillan and Express Publishing.

The international video competition is aimed at meeting the following goals:

- provide an opportunity for students from different countries to demonstrate their

  way of life in an international video competition against their peers,

- choosing the most original video which shows a typical day of students in their


- encourage students to be creative,

- to show students’ talents,

- encourage students to use technologies.

Coordinator of the project: Magdalena Dygała


Winners of the III Edition of the Competition:

International Video Competition: ‘A day in the life …nationality…students’

We are very excited to announce the winners of the 3rd edition of the  international video competition.

We received many excellent video submissions from all over the world and it was amazing to see so many students in different school backgrounds.

The jury in the second part of the competition:

Joanna Pawłowska – Vena Academy, Warsaw

Jon Hird – University of Oxford

John Hughes – University of Oxford

Kieran Donaghy – University of Barcelona

Rob Howard – Online Language Centre

1st prize winner is a video of students from The Secondary School of Electronics in Poland, Adam Prątnicki, Jan Ciszewski, Szymon Wróblewski, Jakub Rożek.

You can see the video here:

2nd prize winner is a video submission of students from Heaven Hill Academy from Nepal, teacher: Shamser Thapa.

You can see the video here:

Video contest 2019 - Heaven Hill Academy - A day in the life of Nepali students

3rd prize winner is a video of students from ‘8 Septembar’Pirot from Serbia.

You can see the video here:  


The Primary School number 1 in Stryków, Poland, teacher: Adam Rutkowski

You can see the video here:

Thank you for all the efforts you made in preparation of your videos. It was wonderful to see a day in the life of students from different countries.

Project coordinator: Magdalena Dygała

The Fourth Edition of the Competition will be officially announced in June 2020.

Deadline: 30th November 2020 r.

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