Blog – Big Ideas 2020 – Reflections and Celebrations

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Our first ever Virtual Big Ideas Competition 2020 is drawing to a close – 645 pieces of work were submitted; over 150 students from over 20 schools continued through the lockdown; more than 60 incredible mentors and judges were involved; and 7 live online regional finals were held!  As an organization we are so pleased to have created a space, albeit virtual, for such incredible hope, positivity, collaboration and action at such a difficult time for the world.  The S4TP team reflect on the last few months below, whilst looking forward to celebrating ALL the teams involved at the live-streamed ‘A Night With Big Ideas’ event on Thursday, August 6th, 17:30 – 19:00: Continue reading

CREST Awards on the Big Ideas programme!

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BSA CREST Awards and Solutions for the Planet

Since 2015, over 1250 young people have been awarded a CREST Bronze Award for making it to a regional final in the Big Ideas Competition, and we can now add a further 145 who have just participated in our recent Virtual events!

Over the last two years, over 5500 young people on the Big Ideas programme also received or were eligible for their CREST Discovery Award!  That’s a lot of potential changemakers out there!

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