Tuesday, August 21, 2007

[Korea.net News, Government Press Releases, July 20 2007] IT youth competition motivates young aspiring engineers

The fifth annual IT Youth Competition drew the participation of over 15,000 primary and middle school students nationwide on July 13, 2007, under the joint organization of the Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Korean Broadcasting System and Samsung SDS.

Through multiple stages of e-tests and IT knowledge evaluations commenced earlier in May, the ministry made a final selection of 20 youths this month, to award as the most highly gifted students in information and communications technology. The comprehensive e-test consisted of various questions designed to assess students’ skills in Internet usage, information searching, MS Word, Excel and others.

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