Feb 10, 2019

El País de los Estudiantes

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
Expert Career Advice Competition Skill Building

Description

El País, the most widely-read medium in Spanish, holds an annual student journalism competition.

In groups of up to 30 and led by at least 1 teacher, students must submit a completed newspaper comprising a cover page and 2 to 5 sections of 1 to 2 pages each.

In addition to the prize to the best newspaper overall, awards are given for best reportage, interview, comic strip / illustration, photography, awareness campaign, cultural critique, videoblog and section in English.

Newspapers made up of secondary school students between 4 and 6 years away from graduation compete in a separate category with its own prize.

Success in this competition may substantiate valuable traits such as writing, research, analytical thinking and teamwork and leadership.

For more information visit https://estudiantes.elpais.com/.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Competitiveness

1/5, enrolling

5/5, winning

Participation Cost

1/5

Costs can be expected to be handled by schools

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

1/5

This contest aims to provide students with an introductory experience to the world of journalism and concretely student journalism; no experience is required

Time Commitment

3/5

Commitment unlikely to exceed 5 hours a week on average

Application Deadline

Mid January for teachers, mid April for students

Application Process Includes

School staff must fill out application form to register; schools will follow own internal procedures in selection of participants