The results of the V International Economic Olympiad have been summed up. Gold awards were won by Andrey Smirnov from the school of the Center for Pedagogical Excellence and Anton Bortnikov from the school “Letovo”, and silver — Ekaterina Lexina from the school of the Center for Pedagogical Excellence and Dmitry Monakhov from the Lyceum of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”.
Sergey Sobyanin congratulated the guys on his telegram channel.
The Olympiad was held in a distance format from July 26 to August 1. The organizer of the competition was China. More than 140 schoolchildren from 42 countries of the world competed for the victory. Participants completed tasks in English on economics, business and financial literacy. The organizing committee also held lectures and a thematic quiz for them.
Russian schoolchildren solved problems at the Faculty of Economics of Lomonosov Moscow State University. Together with the guys from Moscow, Boris Ivanchikov from the Chelyabinsk region participated, who won gold.
Simultaneously with the Olympiad, an Open Track competition was held for the same tasks, in which everyone could participate outside the main competition. It was also attended by students of the capital’s schools.
The International Economic Olympiad is held among schoolchildren aged 16-18 who speak English. Each country is represented by a team of five people. For the first time the competition took place in 2018 in Moscow. The competition is not included in the list of Olympiads in which the Russian national team officially participates.
Information about the Olympiad is available on the official website.
Moscow schoolchildren can get acquainted with economic science in circles in schools and online courses of the Center for Pedagogical Excellence. In addition, the children are invited to classes to prepare the Moscow team for the All-Russian Olympiad in Economics. They are held in the format of lectures and seminars throughout the year and include intensive training sessions before the regional and final stages. Everyone is invited to try their hand at the Moscow Olympiads on economics and financial literacy, which will be held in the new academic year.
In addition, success in economics Olympiads is based on mathematical knowledge. They are given in schools included in the project “Mathematical Vertical”, as well as academic and entrepreneurial pre-professional classes. Read more on the portal “School of the big city”