On 27 February, the #NRWHackathon will take place in Düsseldorf to develop educational apps for the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The full-day event is an important component related to the NRW 4.0 Congress taking place a couple weeks later. The state government congress will take place on 11 March 2016 with the main theme "Learning in the digital transformation". This year, the #NRWHackathon will discuss Open Data as a basis for educational apps.
Schools and universities will be given the opportunity to propose ideas for applications and at the same time, establish contacts with ministries and programmers.
Read more (in German): http://www.mik.nrw.de/presse-mediathek/aktuelle-meldungen/archiv/archiv-meldungen-im-detail/news/hack-fuer-deine-bildung-der-it-beauftragte-der-landesregierung-laedt-zum-nrw-hackathon-open-data.html