A team of students from Turkmenistan will represent our country in the finals of the International Financial Security Olympiad, organized jointly by the department and ministries of the Russian Federation - the Federal Financial Monitoring Service, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
The national team of 10 people was formed following the results of the preliminary events of the Olympiad, which held in May of this year. Having successfully demonstrated their knowledge in the qualifying tests, the winners and prize-winners received the right to take part in the final round of the Olympiad, which will be held from October 10 to 14 on the “Sirius” federal territory in the Russian city of Sochi.
Thus, in the final stage, students from 5 universities of our country will perform: the International University for the Humanities and Development, the Turkmen State Institute of Finance, the Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly, the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country, the Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction.
In general, the participants of the Olympiad are students of undergraduate (1-3 year), specialty (1-4 year) and master's degree (1 year) students studying at universities in Russia, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and countries BRICS, as well as students of grades 8-10 of Russian schools. The official languages of the Olympiad are Russian and English.
The final of the intellectual competition among students will be held in the following nominations:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Fundamental Informatics and Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Applied Informatics, Information Security, Business Informatics;
- International relations, Foreign regional studies.
The program of the final stage includes educational, cultural and sports events: meetings with experts, workshops, master classes, panel discussions, excursions, sports competitions and much more.
The first Olympiad held last year. Among its goals are to increase the level of general information, financial and legal literacy of participants, the development of new forms of thinking, the identification of talented young people with in-depth knowledge, skills in the field of financial security, increasing interest, creative activity in this area, stimulating educational and cognitive and research activities of students. According to the organizers, the set goals were fully achieved. As a result, it was decided to hold the Olympiad annually.
It should be noted that students of Turkmen universities also held in the first International Financial Security Olympiad and performed well on its site, winning three prizes.
Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper