Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities

GITC 2022


Ⅰ. Overview

1. Description

This Challenge tests the ability to use office and multimedia programs for writing, editing and enhancing documents with speed and accuracy.

2. Type of participation: Individual

3. Type of disability: All types of disability
  • There is no restriction on type of disabilities
  • Youth with visual impairment can attend eTool Challenge_Powerpoint
  • Also, youth without visual impairment can attend eTool Challenge_Excel, unlike before

4. Time: 50 mins for 10 questions (70 mins for screen reader users)

5. Target skills of the test

Excel: Skills in the use of functions in Excel and the ability to perform data calculation in accordance with conditions in written data sheet.

Powerpoint: Ability to use the features of Powerpoint to design PPT slides for presentations.

Ⅱ. Environment and Operation

1. Location and equipment

No restriction on locations for participation

No restriction on equipment (however, PC is recommended)

Software: OS Windows 7 or newer and various types of browsers (choose freely among Chrome, Mozila Firefox, and Safari)(Chrome is the most recommended, and Internet Explorer is not recommended)

Software for participants with visual impairment: Jaws and NVDA.

All monitored participants have to be on video screen on Zoom throughout the competition. If not, it would be considered as Non-monitored.

2. Rules of the test and submission

The Challenge will be held on June 17th (Preliminary round); Oct 20th (Final round)

The participants can log in 30 mins before the test starts

The questions of the test will be uploaded onto the GITC 2021 official website on the day of the test

Answers must be written in English

The questions can be checked and downloaded from GITC 2021 official web site (competition platform) immediately after the announcement for start.

The answers must be submitted to the platform within the allotted time.

Ⅲ. Evaluation

1. Evaluation and Criteria

It is mandatory to submit answer in English, otherwise submissions will not be scored

Check whether all instructions have been carried out

Check whether answers are accurately written

Priority for even scores

  • 1st priority

    Degree of disabilities
  • 2nd priority

    Younger age

Ⅳ. Penalties (only for monitored participants)

1. Warning

Interfering with other participants

Leaving the competition location without permission

2. Disqualification

After 3 warnings are given

If participants did not log in with their real name on Zoom

If a medium that can share information with others, including email, facebook and etc. is used

If other external storage device such as USB memory is used

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