The World You Want Online photo exhibition for students between 11 and 18 years old

Under the motto ‘The World You Want’, PhotoDebates will collect images from students of all nationalities to encourage debate on social and environmental issues and to promote, recognize and disseminate European values ​​and critical thinking.

Welcome to PhotoDebates!

Students between the ages of 11 and 18 can participate regardless of their nationality. They can only be submitted through a teacher from their educational center.

Everything you need to know to participate

  • Participants
  • Baccalaureate or Compulsory Secondary Education students can participate regardless of their nationality. They can only be submitted through a teacher from their educational center.

  • Motto and theme
  • The photographs for the exhibition must be related to the motto ‘The world you want‘, in relation to the 2030 Agenda and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    PhotoDebates seeks that students take creative and suggestive photographs, that express their vision on the proposed motto and theme, and that invite constructive and respectful debate.

    On the web there is a methodological guide for teachers, with some suggestions for inserting the activity in the official curriculum and for working on it in class in an effective and accessible way.

  • Authorship
  • Participants must be the author or co-authors of the photos presented, and therefore, be legitimate owners of all intellectual property rights over it.

    The teacher who registers the photos must have the authorization of the author or co-authors, which implies the knowledge and acceptance of these bases by all of them. The organization reserves the right to require participants to prove their authorship of the photos presented and, where appropriate, the authorization given by them for the registration of the work in the exhibition.

  • Time limit
  • The platform will be open for registration from February 1 to March 31, 2023, including both days.

  • Documentation
  • Each teacher must register on the web through the form enabled for this purpose. Once your registration has been validated by the organizers of PhotoDebates, you will be able to access the intranet to upload the photos of the students and tag them.

  • Exhibition
  • The objective of this online exhibition is to show photographs taken by young people that provoke a debate on the proposed theme.

    It is intended to develop the visual language, both on the side of the creator and the viewer. For this reason, textual explanations or titles that condition the viewer’s opinion will not be provided. The only means of communication will be the photographs themselves.

    The exhibition will include all images submitted by teachers on behalf of their students.

    It is important to note that there is no contest or prize associated with the exhibition. The organizers will be able to give more visibility to some photographs that they deem especially appropriate for the purpose of the project. They may also give some of the images special dissemination among the media and other institutions.

    The participants authorize the organizers the public dissemination and reproduction of their photographs presented at the exhibition, through any means they deem appropriate, and always excluding the profit motive. In any use of the photographs, express mention will always be made of their authors.

    This material may be used, especially but not exclusively, for the promotion of subsequent editions of the exhibition.

Baccalaureate or Compulsory Secondary Education students can participate regardless of their nationality. They can only be submitted through a teacher from their educational center.

The photographs for the exhibition must be related to the motto ‘The world you want‘, in relation to the 2030 Agenda and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

PhotoDebates seeks that students take creative and suggestive photographs, that express their vision on the proposed motto and theme, and that invite constructive and respectful debate.

On the web there is a methodological guide for teachers, with some suggestions for inserting the activity in the official curriculum and for working on it in class in an effective and accessible way.

Participants must be the author or co-authors of the photos presented, and therefore, be legitimate owners of all intellectual property rights over it.

The teacher who registers the photos must have the authorization of the author or co-authors, which implies the knowledge and acceptance of these bases by all of them. The organization reserves the right to require participants to prove their authorship of the photos presented and, where appropriate, the authorization given by them for the registration of the work in the exhibition.

The platform will be open for registration from February 1 to March 31, 2023, including both days.

Each teacher must register on the web through the form enabled for this purpose. Once your registration has been validated by the organizers of PhotoDebates, you will be able to access the intranet to upload the photos of the students and tag them.

The objective of this online exhibition is to show photographs taken by young people that provoke a debate on the proposed theme.

It is intended to develop the visual language, both on the side of the creator and the viewer. For this reason, textual explanations or titles that condition the viewer’s opinion will not be provided. The only means of communication will be the photographs themselves.

The exhibition will include all images submitted by teachers on behalf of their students.

It is important to note that there is no contest or prize associated with the exhibition. The organizers will be able to give more visibility to some photographs that they deem especially appropriate for the purpose of the project. They may also give some of the images special dissemination among the media and other institutions.

The participants authorize the organizers the public dissemination and reproduction of their photographs presented at the exhibition, through any means they deem appropriate, and always excluding the profit motive. In any use of the photographs, express mention will always be made of their authors.

This material may be used, especially but not exclusively, for the promotion of subsequent editions of the exhibition.

Participation in this call implies full knowledge and acceptance of these Rules. Participants agree to collaborate with the organization for the proper development of the call.

For any aspect not contemplated in the Rules, the organizers will proceed as provided.

The organization is exempt from any liability that may arise from possible errors or inaccuracies in the data provided by the participants, or from any impossibility of identification.

Especially, it is highlighted that the organization is not responsible for the use of the image of minors in the photographs of the participants, each participant being the one who will have to obtain or have the mandatory permissions and consents of the parents or guardians of the minors.

This does not prevent any use that may be inappropriate from being sanctioned by the organization with the immediate withdrawal of the photograph from the exhibition.

Are you a teacher?

How to help your students

Students cannot directly submit the photographs, they can only do so through a teacher from their educational center. To do this, you must first register on this website. Once your request has been validated by the organizers, you will be able to access the intranet to upload the photographs, incorporating the corresponding information and labeling each one of them.

PhotoDebates has also produced a methodological guide that aims to be a complete source for teachers looking for a way to incorporate photography and debate as active methodologies in their subjects.

Any question?

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