Montenegro

„National Contest in Knowledge“

Montenegro

Contact data

Country coordinator

Name:
MSc Stana-Sanja Kaludjerovic

Hosting institution

Examination Centre of Montenegro (Ispitni centar Crne Gore)
Vaka Djurovica bb
81000, Podgorica
Montenegro, Montenegro


Structure

Appointing institution

Ispitni centar Crne Gore (EXamination Centre of Montenegro)

Vaka Djurovica bb

81000 Podgorica

Montenegro

iccg.co.me

Organization & structure

There are two rounds. The 1st is organized at schools and the 2nd one is organized by the Examination Centre itself.

There are 2 contests – one for Elementary School Students and another one for the Secondary School Students.

Secondary school students compete in two categories. Students of the first and the second grade compete in the first category and students of the third and fourth grade of the secondary school compete in the second category.

The final round is organized through the Biology test (theoretical test).

Examination Centre is the host of the competition

Number of students in first round

We don't have exact number of students at school competitions.

Examination Centre receives the list of best ranked students.

Tests

School tests include multiple choice, essay and similar questions (such as to draw or designate something).

Examination Centre of Montenegro is producing the tests. The authors of the tests are reputable university professors.

The 1st round is organized at schools (Elementary or Secondary, depending on the school the students attend). Then the best ones take their tests at the university where all knowledge competitions are held.

Training

The training is organized mainly at school. Schools and school teachers are involved. The training depends and vary from school to school (approximately one academic year). Some of them train at the university using different tests including exercising with old tests.

Study materials

1. Biology by Neil A Campbell and Jane B Reece. Pearson Education Inc.

2. A-Level Biology by W. D. Philips and T. J. Chilton. 

3. Biological Sciences By D. J. Taylor, N.P.O. Green and G. W. Stout.

4. Principles of Biochemistry A. L. Lehninger, D. L. Nelson.

5. The Nature of Life John Postlethwait and Janet Hopson.

6. Molecular Biology of the Cell Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts and James D. Watson. 

7. Practical Skills in Biology Allan Jones, Rob Reed and J. Wyers Addison.

 

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology

             http://www.bionet-skola.com/w/Biologija

             http://biolympiads.com/book-list      

             http://www.ibo-info.org/;   

Awards & prizes

Examination centre of Montenegro present awards to the winners (ranked from 1st to third place) in the form of certificates. Ministry of Education present awards in the form of money.

Education

Type of students

All students can participate in the NBO.

School year

September-June

Biology hours/week

Minimum 2, maximum 6

Hours of Classes/week

30

Public Relations

Promotion

Examination Centre informs schools, students and people through our local and national TV’s, newspapers. They also make interviews with participants, their teachers, professors, parents, etc.

Media coverage

Examination Centre informs schools, students and people through our local and national TV’s, newspapers. They also make interviews with participants, their teachers, professors, parents, etc.