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CYPRUS BIOLOGY OLYMPIAD

2002

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

TRAINING PROVIDED OVER A WEEK.

VISITING LABORATORIES, RESEARCHERS TALK ABOUT THEIR RESEARCH

LABORATORY TRAINING THREE-DAYS. COORDINATOR. THIS TAKES PLACE LAST FEW DAYS BEFORE IBO, WHICH IS THE ONLY TIME THE STUDENTS ARE AVAILABLE AS THEY SIT FINAL EXAMS BEFORE THEN


ALL STUDENTS TAUGHT THE SAME CURRICULUM AS ALL OTHER STATE SCHOOL BIOLOGY STUDENTS.

THIS IS THEIR FINAL YEAR AT SCHOOL AND HAVE LITTLE TIME PREPARING FOR ANYTHING ELSE APART FROM MATERIAL THAT WILL BE EXAMINED IN THEIR FINAL EXAMS WHICH WILL PROVIDE A UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE GRADE.


JUST MEDALS AND CERTIFICATES.

NO OTHER MOTIVE FOR THE NBO FINALISTS NOR ANY IBO MEDALISTS


ONLY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FROM UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT.

THE DEPARTMENT CONTRIBUTES WITH ALLOWING THE FOUR FINALISTS TO VISIT THE LABS AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE RESEARCH.

THEY ALLOW THE USE OF THEIR TEACHING LABS FOR THE THREE-DAY LABORATORY PREPARATION OF THE FINALISTS


FUNDING ONLY FOR THE TRIP TO EACH YEARS IBO.

APPOINTING ONE COORDINATOR FOR EACH PROVINCE FOR HELP WITH ORGANISING THE FIRST ROUND OF SELECTION

AWARDING CEREMONY TAKES PLACE AT THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

 

 


Almost all state secondary schools send students.

In the first round we have appx 400 participants out of appx 2000 students who have selected Biology for their final Year

from SEPTEMBER to MAY.
minimum 4, maximum 4.
Coordonator

CHRISTINA SIDERA PhD

11 KEKROPOS LEFKOSIA 2113 CYPRUS
Demetrios Mappouras, PhD Inspector of Biology Biology Inspectorate Secondary Education Ministry of Education and Culture, CYPRUS
by Christina Sidera last modified Dec 21, 2014 10:56 PM