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Beo 2013 competitions

BEO 2013Competitions

  • The Digital Revolution

  • and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

BEO Learner Development

Skills

Workshops

Culture

Workshops

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

BEO Learner Development

Presenting with confidence

Skills

Workshops

Engaging in debates

Dealing with uncertainties as a team

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

BEO Learner Development

Oxford – Education in Britain

Culture

Workshops

Brighton – Seaside Britain

London – Politics and royalty

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

The Presentation Events

- BEO World Travel Market

- Digital Revolution Keynote Presentation

- Local Media Project Presentation

The Creativity Events

- Mystery Challenge

- Song Recital

- Drama Festival

Competitions

Debate

- BEO International Forum

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Presentations

BEO World Travel Market

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

Presentations

BEO World Travel Market

Teams represent their assigned country at an international travel fair

to raise interest for and attract visitors to their country.

  • Presentations must cover a minimum of four of the following topics:

    • - tourist attractions

    • - culture

    • - history

    • - religion

    • - areas of outstanding natural beauty

    • - traditions

    • - famous people

    • - music, dance, performing arts

    • - arts and crafts

    • - famous events

  • Teams will be assigned a specific topic on 15 November 2012.

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Length of presentation:

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Number of students:

minimum 8 minutes, maximum 10 minutes

Presentations

BEO World Travel Market

Dress code:

Costumes allowed but not required

MS PowerPoint, no video or embedded video, only one song and/or dance routine is allowed during the presentation, microphones provided

Permitted technology:

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

Maximum available points for competition:

72 points awarded in a total of nine categories

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

Presentations

Digital Revolution Keynote Presentation

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

Presentations

Digital Revolution Keynote Presentation

In the Keynote Presentation teams demonstrate their overall understanding of key issues of the Digital Revolution and its impact on modern society.

The Digital Revolution, also sometimes called the third industrial revolution, is the change from analogue to digital technology which has taken place since the early 1980s.

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Example 1:

How has Wikipedia influenced how knowledge is stored and acquired?

Example 2:

How has Facebook changed interpersonal communication?

  • Teams will be assigned a specific topic on 15 November 2012.

The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today

(Number of users

worldwide in million)


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Length of presentation:

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Number of students:

minimum 8 minutes, maximum 10 minutes

Presentations

Digital Revolution Keynote Presentation

Dress code:

School uniform

Permitted technology:

MS PowerPoint, no video or embedded video, microphones provided

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

Maximum available points for competition:

72 points awarded in a total of nine categories

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

Presentations

Local Media Project

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Presentations

Local Media Project

As part of the preparation for the BEO the participating teams will choose a social issue which is at the heart of their school and/or community. They will plan and undertake a local media campaign combining traditional and social media to raise awareness of this issue in their local community.

  • The presentation should include, but is not limited to, the following areas:

    • Reasons for choosing specific media channels

    • Organisation of the project

    • The project itself

    • The project objectives and outcomes

    • Your personal reflection on and evaluation of the project

The BEO office would like to stress that the projects and presentations will not be judged on their financial scale.

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Length of presentation:

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2

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4

5

6

Number of students:

minimum 8 minutes, maximum 10 minutes

Presentations

Local Media Project

Dress code:

School uniform

Permitted technology:

MS PowerPoint, no video or embedded video, microphones provided

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

Maximum available points for competition:

72 points awarded in a total of nine categories

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Beo 2013 competitions

BEO Presentation Judging Criteria

Content

Reflection and evaluation

Language

Presentation skills

Visual aids

Body language

Partici-pation

Organi-sation

Language

Accuracy

Fluency

Pronun-ciation

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BEO Best Practice

Presentations

  • Fluent, natural delivery

  • Visuals (pictures, graphs, text) supported the

  • message but do not distract.

  • Engage with the audience through body language

  • and eye contact.

  • Well-structured and signposted.

  • Good range of grammar and vocabulary appropriate to

  • the presentation topic.

  • Good level of accuracy but not at the expense of fluency.

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BEO Presentations

Three-minute question time

Included to encourage active listening and engagement.

Aim:

to ask questions about the team’s personal experience while preparing the presentation, e.g. research methods, personal opinions, influential sources or personal experiences which helped form opinions etc.

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BEO Presentations

Three-minute question time

Started by compère who will have a set list of questions to choose from for each presentation event, then opportunity will be given to the floor soon after.

Questions are intended to show an appreciation of the team’s effort and are expected to be formulated in a respectful and supportive manner.

Group leaders who pass or attempt to pass on prepared question to their students may be expelled from the venue. In repeat incidents teams may also lose 2 points of their overall score of the individual competition.

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Debate

BEO International Forum

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Debate

BEO International Forum

In 2013 the BEO debate is launched in a new format. Schools will be assigned roles whose views they will research and represent at the BEO International Forum. The topic is:

Is the Internet a free space or is regulation unavoidable in the future?

The aim of all participating teams in the assembly is to formulate a joint solution.

The chair will not nominate teams. All teams are responsible for their contributions.

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Debate

BEO International Forum

The roles which may be represented in the forum are

  •  Government

  •  Social media

  • Search engine providers

  •  The public

  •  Bloggers

  •  Law enforcement agencies

  •  Education representatives

  •  Games industry

  •  Telecommunication providers

  •  Civil rights organisations

Teams are expected to stay in their roles throughout the debate and not represent their personal opinion.

Teams will receive their assigned role on 15 November 2012.

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Debate

BEO International Forum

Flow of debate

Unmoderated caucus to allow delegates to discuss their positions, look for points of agreement and/or disagreement and formulate a draft resolution.

Presentation of role positions

Min 2 minutes- max 5 minutes

Discussion of draft resolutions.

Negotiation of joint resolutions.

Group leaders are not allowed to provide their team with support during the debate.

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Length of

draft resolutions:

Length of role

position statement:

Dress code:

Permitted technology:

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2

3

none

none

Number of students:

minimum 2 minutes, maximum 5 minutes

maximum 4 minutes

Debate

BEO International Forum

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

Maximum available points for competition:

16 points in two categories for the presentation of the position

56 points in seven categories for the debate

Outcome of the debate is not part of the individual scoring criteria.

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BEO International Forum Judging Criteria

Presentation of position

Organi-sation

Presenta-tion style

Debate

Content

Use of arguments

Accuracy

Fluency

Team participa-tion

Turn-taking

Participa-tion

(indiv.)

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BEO Best Practice

BEO Model UN Debate

- Fluent, natural delivery

- Confident use of notes.

- Good note-taking skills.

- Good range of functions of negotiations.

- Yield the floor and promote discussion.

- Ability to see the bigger picture.

- Shared interest in creating a win-win situation.

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Creativity

Song Recital

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Beo 2013 competitions

Creativity

Song Recital

Teams choose a well-known and popular song and write their own lyrics.

Teams have to choose one of these two topics for their lyrics:

A) Their BEO experience

B) The Digital Revolution and/or Social Media.

Schools are responsible for bringing their own karaoke version.

Musical instruments cannot be provided in the centres.

Technical support:

Three hand-held microphones plus stands and a sound system which allows the playing of CDs and MP3s.

The first performing team is allowed a sound check.

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Length of song:

Dress code:

minimum 3 minutes, maximum 5 minutes

Costumes allowed but not required

Karaoke version of the song on CD or in MP3 format, singing along to original tracks is not permitted, schools can choose to provide their own musical accompaniment but are responsible for their own instruments

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Permitted technology:

Number of students:

Creativity

Song Recital

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Creativity

Song Recital

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

  • Maximum available points for competition:

  • 32 points awarded in six categories

  • Categories are divided into different sections:

  • Lyrics

  • Choreography

  • Vocal technique

  • Overall entertainment factor

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BEO Song Recital Judging Criteria

Song Recital

Lyrics

Choreo-graphy

Vocal technique

Overall entertainment factor

Only competition in which judges don’t confer.

The scores of the judges are combined to produce a grand total which is then weighted out of 100.

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BEO Best Practice

Song Recital

  • Fluent, natural delivery

  • Choral singing is used in good measure.

  • Well-chosen song with good tempo to allow teams to

  • sing the song without being rushed.

  • Performance is shared equally amongst the team.

  • Good voice projection helps the judges.

  • Movement does not interfere with singing.

  • Lyrics are on topic, engaging and insightful.

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Beo 2013 competitions

The Creative Events

Drama Festival

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Beo 2013 competitions

The Creative Events

Drama Festival

Schools choose a book and adapt it, or part of it,

to a short play writing their own script.

All schools will submit their scripts to Michaela Kirchem ([email protected]) by 1 February 2013.

Technical support:

Three hand-held microphones plus stands and a sound system

which allows the playing of CDs and MP3s.

The first performing team is allowed a sound check.

Teams are responsible for bringing their props.

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Length of play:

Other limitations:

Costumes allowed but not required

1

Maximum 10 minutes

Accompanying music on CD or in MP3 format,

no projections of scenery or backdrops

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3

Dress code:

Permitted technology:

Number of students:

A maximum of two song and/or dance routines for the duration of the play.

The Creative Events

Drama Festival

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The Creative Events

Drama Festival

Penalties for non-compliance with basic rules (except time limits):

Loss of 2 points on overall score of presentation

Maximum available points for competition:

56 points awarded in seven categories

Categories are divided and weighted in different sections:

50%

Delivery/Language

30%

Performance

20%

Script

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BEO Drama Festival Judging Criteria

Style and register

Script

(20%)

Performance

(30%)

Participa-tion

Presenta-tion of characters

Non-verbal cues

Delivery

(50%0

Accuracy

Fluency

Pronun-ciation

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The Creative Events

Mystery Challenge

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Teams have 60 minutes

to work on their task.

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In 2011 teams had to design a tower which was both stable and high.

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In 2012 teams designed and built flying objects.

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Dress code:

Permitted technology:

None

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2

3

4

5

6

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9

10

Number of students:

None

The Creative Events

Mystery Challenge

All rules and scoring system are announced on the day.

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BEO Best Practice

Mystery Challenge

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Developing the ability to deal with uncertainties and unexpected situations as a team

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General BEO Guidelines

Students are between 12 and 16 years old at the time of the BEO event (born between 01.05.1996 and 31.12.2001.

Students registered for the BEO must participate in at least two and a maximum of five BEO competitions, excluding the events of the BEO final.

Exceptions are possible for teams with fewer than ten

students upon approval by the Senior Academic Manager ([email protected]) prior to the start of the BEO.

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Beo 2013 competitions

General BEO Guidelines

Schools will register their students for individual events via a website by 31 December 2012. (website TBA)

Schools will also provide a passport style photo of each student for the BEO Enrolment Pass.

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Who are the judges?

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All judges are qualified EFL or secondary school teachers.

Every effort is made to ensure that all teams are judged by the same judges in each individual competition.

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Beo 2013 competitions

Number of judges on the panel

For all qualifying round events

For semi-final events

(two judges representing each centre)

For grand final events

(equal number of judges from every

centre represented on the panel)

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Calculation of results

During performances judges take notes of their observations in relation to the judging criteria.

They aim to make the comments practical and informative so that they serve as useful feedback to the teams.

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Judges confer results

After each presentation, judges confer their views and agree upon an overall score which reflects the observations and evaluations of the judging team.

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Beo 2013 competitions

08m 23s

Timing device visible to the competing team

and the audience.

Time limits and penalties

We will now begin our presentation.

Start

Thank you for your attention.

Stop

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Time limits and penalties

Worked example:

Presentation time limit minimum 8 mins and maximum 10 minutes

08m 23s

= no penalty

07m 55s

= no penalty, 10 sec grace period

07m 45s

= penalty 1 point off total score

(max. 10 points penalty)

10m 30s

= penalty 5 points off total score

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Time limits and penalties

A grace period is applied for the first 10 seconds below the minimum time limit, e.g. 7:50 to 7:59.

Penalty of 1 point for every ten seconds below the minimum time minus grace period, e.g. 7:40 to 7:49 = 1 point, 7:30 to 7:39 = 2 points.

A maximum of 10 penalty points is awarded for not meeting the minimum time of the presentation.

If a team takes longer than the maximum time limit plus 30 seconds, a 5 point penalty is applied and the team is not allowed to finish the presentation.

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Sample Scores and Penalties

Example:

Keynote Presentation

Team finished presentation after 7m 47s.

The presenters wore costumes.

What penalties are enforced?

Total score: 56

2 points (dress code)

1 point (time limit)

Final Score: 53 points

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Sample Scores and Weighting

Total score average: 56

2 points (dress code)

1 point (time limit)

Final Score: 53 points

x points divided by total number of available points times 100 = points counting towards the final

Sample:

53 / 72 x 100 = 73.6 ~ 74

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First round - Qualification

Schools compete against each other in groups during the qualifying round.

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Second round - Semi-Finals

Schools compete against each other in groups during the qualifying round.

The first four schools in each group qualify for the semi-finals.

Semi-finalists will be announced after all events of qualifying round are finished.

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Second round - Semi-Finals

Schools compete against each other in groups during the qualifying round.

The top two semi-final schools of each group qualify for the BEO Grand Final.

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Qualifying for Semi-Finals and Grand Final

NEW in 2013

Teams will carry points which reflect their scores in the qualifying round over into the semi-finals.

1st in qualifying group4 points

2nd in qualifying group 3 points

3rd in qualifying group2 points

4th in qualifying group1 points

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Semi-Finals

Semi-Final 2013

Event 1

“Best Presentation”

as chosen by the team

Semi-Final 2013

Event 2

Mystery Presentation Challenge

All teams have to appoint their students on the day before the semi-finals.

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BEO Grand Final 2013

Grand Final Event 1

The BEO Grand Final

Mystery Challenge

Only for students who are not participating in the final debate.

The task can take any form.

Grand Final Event 2

BEO International Forum

Is the Internet a free space

or is regulation unavoidable

in the future?

BEO 2013 - The Digital Revolution and the Impact of Social Media on Life Today


Beo 2013 competitions

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BEO Champions 2013

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Beo 2013 competitions

15 Nov

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Dec

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Feb

1

Nov

  • Teams will receive

  • - their country for the BEO World Travel Market,

  • - their topic for the Digital Revolution Keynote Presentation and

  • their role/interest group in the BEO International Forum.

Submission of Drama Festival Scripts by email ([email protected])

Latest registration date for school teams, website TBA.

Final confirmation of registration

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Beo 2013 competitions

Thank you for your attention.

We are looking forward to

welcoming you at the BEO 2013..


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