Teach ME – Students' innovation competition 2023

Teach ME 2023 National Students’ Innovation Competition

Theme: Emerging Technologies and Human Capital

Competition Overview

Calling all Roblox fans and coders!

The Teach ME National Students’ Innovation Competition is hosted on the virtual platform Roblox . Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that allows users to design and build their own games as well as play games created by other users. This competition will expose participants to coding, game development and game design, skills that they will use to build a virtual community in which they would solve a problem related to the overarching theme Emerging Technologies and Human Capital.


Participants would be required to:

  1. Create Roblox user account www.roblox.com
  2. Download and install the game building software Roblox Studio roblox.com/create
  3. Using Roblox, create a solution to a threat or problem in your community in relation to the theme Emerging Technologies and Human Capital
  4. Present idea and virtual prototype to the judging panel.


Fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) in prizes to be won! Prizes will be distributed via Unit Trust Corporation Gift of Units.


  • All entrants must be nationals of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Individuals or teams of up to five (5) persons can enter the competition. All team members must be eligible for the same category i.e. Junior or Senior.
  • Ages: 8 – 10 (Juniors) and 11 – 17 (Seniors)

Competition Timeline

  • Registration Deadline: October 2, 2023
  • Submission of Draft Prototypes: November 6, 2023
  • Submission of Final Prototypes: November 30, 2023
  • Final Judging/Presentation of Prototypes: December 9, 2023

Competition Regulations Booklet: Click here!
Registration Closed

For further information, contact teachme@niherst.gov.tt

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The 2024 Teach ME National Students' Innovation Competition Winners.

  • 1st Place
    Arya Hagley, Norah Reid & Juneau Howell
    San Fernando Girls’ Government School, Maria Regina Grade School, Blackman and Gollop Primary School
    Hydro Guards: Smart Water Monitoring for Sustainable Conservation
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  • 2nd Place
    Alyssa Attim, Kalon Jaden Pope, Zayden Redhead & Kelsea Butcher
    Perseverance Preparatory School
    Sweet Peace Academy
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  • 3rd Place
    Monique Winter, Ethan Ramdass & Ava-Marie Joseph
    St. Xavier’s Private School
    Robotic Hospital
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  • 1st Place
    Brielle Jairam
    Naparima Girls’ High School
    Stop Praedial Larceny
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  • 2nd Place
    Oba Vialva, Kymani Reyes, Devonte Carimbocas, Jesseira Baker & Isaac Lawrence
    Five Rivers Secondary School
    H2OSaver: The Water Conservation Game
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  • 3rd Place
    Brendan Jaleel, Amand Basdeo, Alexander Lum Young, Narin Ramdath & Jayden Sankar
    Naparima College
    Medical Autonomy
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