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Organisation : Skillizen Olympiad Foundation
Contest Name : International Economic Skills Olympiad IESO 2020-21
Applicable For : Children of Grade III-XII
Exam Date : 05th & 06th December 2020
Website : https://economics.lifeskillsolympiad.org/
International Economic Skills Olympiad
Economic common sense is what makes every young citizen smarter and happier.
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International Economic Skills Olympiad is the world’s 1st olympiad that tests the economic common sense quotient among young citizens from gade III-XII.
This olympiad is based on the Skillizen Critical Life Skills Curriculum which was created at Harvard University with an aim to holistically transform the decision-making abilities of young children in the 21st century.
When & Where?
International Economic Skills Olympiad 2020 will be conducted worldwide, online on 05th and 06th December 2020. You can register right now and right here for International Economic Skills Olympiad 2020.
How to Register?
Just follow the below steps to register for IESO 2020-21.
Step 1 : Visit the official website of IESO through provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Register Now” button.
Step 3 : Fill the registration form with the required details
Step 4 : Please Choose Payment Method to pay your registration fee.
Step 5 : After Registration and payment, you will get free access to the Preparation Zone.
The registration fee for the International Economic Skills Olympiad is $7.99 only or an equivalent amount in the local currency of your country.
The registration fee includes unlimited access to the preparation material which includes, Economic Common Sense Guide, Real-life scenario-based practice questions with detailed explanations, and Mock tests.
Besides the grand prizes like branded laptops, tablets, amazon kindle, and global recognition, perhaps the biggest reward of participating in the International Economic Skills Olympiad is to receive a personalized and insightful Economic Skills index report that will enlighten you about Where are your strengths? Where are your gaps? Which component(s) of Economic Skills hold your growth back the most? etc.
*Every participants will get a participation prize of Newzworm prime subscriptions worth US$ 9.99
1. What are Economic Skills and how is it different from learning Economics?
Economic Skill in layman terms is nothing but Economic Common Sense, which allows you to be aware of the economic happenings around your world, to understand your place in it and most importantly it enables you to be an informed participant in the economy around you using your economic skills.
Economic Skills is not about academically understanding the subject of economics or to know about economic theories but it is to develop a commonsensical practical approach to money, value, buying, selling and financial well being.
2. Why Economic Skills are important?
Parents, across the world, need the help of a very basic diagnostic tool that can determine whether their children can disgusting between need and wants and do they have moneywise skills and smart consumer skills to make smart economic decisions in day-to-day life.
3. What all will be tested through this IESO?
** Basic principles of economic happenings around us
** Smart Consumer Skills
** Personal Finance Sense
** Economic Reasoning for daily decisions
** Economic decisions about the environment
** Economic decisions for society