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South African Life Sciences Olympiad

1997
http://www.scienceolympiad.co.za   (in English)

Invitation letters posted to schools and also on website - in January and up to March
* Indicate what kind of stuff (letters, posters, leaflets, brochures, etc) are used to promote participation in NBO
Letters, brochures, website
* Who is sending this information?
National Science Olympiad and Department of Science and Technology


* Which institution is the main organizer?
National Science Olympiad
* How many rounds do you have?
Two – First and Final
* When is the 1st, 2nd, 3rd,... round?
First in March and Final in September
* Which institution is the host of the final round?
National Science Olympiad


* Which institution or group is producing the tests for round 1, round 2,..etc?
Examination Panels made up of Teachers, Lecturers and Subject Advisors
* Where do students take the test of round 1, round 2, round 3, etc e.g. school, university, biology camp, etc.)?
School


In preparing for NBO and IBO student do extra study and receive extra training. Estimate how many days extra training + study the students have: Very difficult to assess
* At home:                 10 Hours
* At school:                 5 hours
* At special training camp:         nil
* Bio summer camp:             nil
* University:                 nil
* somewhere else:             5 hours


Revision questions from practice rounds on website
Revision booklets compiled from past question papers


Certificates of Merit (80%+) and Achievement ( 60 to 79%)
Trophies and figurines at National Awards Function
Additional points awarded by Universities to Top three performers in National Olympiads


Publicity limited to local newspapers
Publication by Teachers Newspaper
Very little TV coverage


Department of Science and Technology as the representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology


Department of Science and Technology as the representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology


Department of Science and Technology as the representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology


10 %

from January to December.
minimum 3, maximum 4.
Coordonator

S. Naidoo (Robin)

P.O. Box 113, Desainagar, 4405
Department of Science and Technology as the representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology
by Gérard Cobut last modified Jul 09, 2013 05:05 PM