While each category has its own entry requirements, every entry will also be evaluated on how well it meets these 3 criteria.
Your entry should effectively communicate your vision, ideas and cultural identity. The entry will make use of text, images or mixed media to engage a wide audience. This criterion is the main focus for Young Minds Young Dreams.
Your ideas will challenge our existing thinking and will be innovative. The judges will be looking for entries that are more likely to make a real difference to the current education system or experience of our young people.
Your entry will communicate how your ideas could have a positive impact for young New Zealanders.
You should use one or more of the following to help you describe and focus your entry:
Resources you will find useful are:
Check out the vision statements and key competencies in these:
All the information you need to know about the Make your Mark competition can be found in the competition booklet [PDF 3.4MB]