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How Your School Can Win 2021 LSF School Innovation Challenge

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LivingScience Foundation Challenge 2021 poster
LivingScience Foundation Challenge poster

The 2021 Edition of the Living Science Foundation (LSF) School Innovation Challenge is now open!

 

Livingscience foundation (LSF) initiated an annual innovation challenge for secondary school students in 2020. The Challenge is aimed at integrating young minds in her quest for safe Environment-Health practices in Nigeria.

 

The 2nd edition of the Challenge is focused on involvement of high school students in developing a functional SCHOOL HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM in line with the theme of LSF 6th National Conference of Environment and Health (NCEH) holding in October, this year. Read more on the Conference here: http://lsfnigeria.org

 

Here are the details of the Challenge and how schools can participate:

Challenge Theme: To design an implementable School Health Information System using any Simple Database Application Software.

 

Project Background: A good school health information system (database) is helpful for decision making as it indicates the consciousness of school authorities on health status of pupils/staff, prevalence of any health issue and rate of recovery among others. The educational sector like other key sectors , suffers deficit of valuable health records which necessitates the inclusion of students in imbibing the culture of record keeping to overcome this major setback.

 

Procedure: Selected students (SS1&2) in a group of 3-7 from each participating school under the supervision of their Computer Teacher and School Health Officer to brainstorm on developing a functional health information database using any simple Computer Database Management System (application software).

 

Cross Section of Some Winners and Organizers at of LSF-SIC 2020 Finals during the 5th NCEH at Redeemers University, Ede
Cross Section of Winners and Organizers at LSF-SIC 2020 Finals during the 5th NCEH at Redeemers University, Ede

Criteria for Selection: Entries will be selected based on the following criteria: (i) relevance and comprehensiveness of students/staff health records/fields designed (ii) integration/channels of flow information and (iii) accessibility/retrieval suitability.

 

Eligibility: The Challenge is open to all present SS1 & SS2 students in public and private secondary schools in Osun, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti and Kwara States.

Submission Timeline: September 3rd to October 1st, 2021

Submission Instruction: Send your entries (files, links or attachments) to adasiscience@gmail.com

 

Prizes: Winners shall be unveiled and given prizes at the LSF 6th National Conference on Environment and Health (NCEH) holding at Redeemers University, Ede on Wednesday, 6th October, 2021 by 10:00am.

 

Registration Portal: Interested participating schools to register via this link: https://forms.office.com/r/3jxZeuqYyB

 

Enquires: For further details please contact: Adasi-Ene: +234 902 011 4273 or Dimeji: +234 803 827 2108, adasiscience@gmail.com

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