On 13 February this year, took place the zonal stage of the Olympiad in Economics, 2016 edition, which was held at the Theoretical Lyceum “Gaudeamus” from Chisinau.
The Olympiad was organized by the Public Association Junior Achievement Moldova in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova and with the financial support of the Foundation “Sturza Family”, StarNet Concern, C.B. Moldova Agroindbank, State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) and ART-PROECO LTD.
Present at the event, AGEPI representatives, reiterated the interest and support of the State Agency on Intellectual Property for promoting knowledge in the field of intellectual property among the young generation and stimulating innovative creativity and spirit of pupils. There also took place a dialogue with professors referring to the possibility of including intellectual property concepts in school curricula, including in the discipline “Applied Economics” and AGEPI assistance in enhancing the degree of professors’ information and upgrading in the field of intellectual property.
In the zonal stage of the Olympiad in Economics took part 145 tenth-twelfth-grade pupils from lyceums and colleges from Chisinau, Drochia, Nisporeni, Ialoveni, Anenii Noi, Glodeni, Orhei, Leova, Cimislia, Ungheni and Edinet, studying the program “Applied Economics”. According to the normative framework regulating the conduct of Olympiads in school subjects, the participants were given for solving the proposed test 3 astronomical hours. The topics covered the areas provided by the curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Moldova.
The Olympic team is prepared by 28 teachers from 39 preuniversity education institutions.
The final stage of the Olympiad in Economics will take place in the period 12-14 April 2016.
The Grand Prix of the Olympiad is matriculation at studies, free of charge, at the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova (AESM), the faculty being at the winner’s will.