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Contest on Economics

Regional economics contest organized by for 9-11 grade students was held in KAFU on February 23.

Galina Konopyanova, Vice-President on academic affairs and educational programs, PhD, Business Department professor addressed the audience with a welcoming speech.

The contest was held in two rounds: the intramural and extramural. Languages ​​of instruction were Kazakh and Russian.

Teams that took part in the competition:

  1.                 School-gymnasium No. 2;
  2.                 Multidisciplinary school-gymnasium No.3;
  3.                 Specialized school-lyceum No.34 for gifted children;
  4.                 School-gymnasium No.43 named after Kumash Nurgaliyev;
  5.                 High school No. 45.

All of them have successfully passed the first round providing video presentations per team.

The second round of the contest (intramural) consisted of several stages: "In a Fairy Tale" where students solved an economic problem, test on economics, blitz contest "Custom Game" with questions of varying complexity and musical competition (homework).

The competent jury consisted of: Ilona Bordiyanu, Dr. PhD, associate professor, Head of the Business Department, Fatima Iskenderova, Dr. PhD, associate professor, an expert in the field of HR management for EKR enterprises, Azamat Berdibekov, Master of Mathematics, Senior Lecturer of Business Department, Daulet Yensebayev, Director of «Endora Expert Pluss», LLP, Askhat Serikpayev, head of Zashita Department Directorate for Consumer Transport Protection.

Partners of the contest: Zashita Department Directorate for Consumer Transport Protection; Ust-Kamenogorsk Industrial Valves Plant, JSC; “Alma TV” digital broadcasting operator; bank “CenterCredit”, JSC; “Kazakhmys Saktandyru” insurance company, JSC; freight forwarding company “Globalink Logistics Group”, LLP; Housing Construction Savings Bank of Kazakhstan, JSC; NOMAD Insurance, JSC and representation of the company “Tupperware”, American manufacturer of exclusive premium quality cookware in Ust-Kamenogorsk.

After two stages the jury determined best teams that received diplomas and certificates for fees discount in KAFU.

First place - School-gymnasium No. 2 (discount for tuition 15%);

second place - Specialized school-lyceum No.34 for gifted children (tuition discount of 10%);

third place - School-gymnasium No.43 named after Kumash Nurgaliyev (tuition discount 5%).


The best team video presentation - a team of School-gymnasium No. 2;

The best test results on economics – Dina Dusipova, a multidisciplinary school-gymnasium № 3;

The best solution to the economic problem - a team of school-gymnasium № 43 named after Kumash Nurgaliyev;

Best Music Room - a team of specialized school-lyceum № 34 for gifted children.

Directors and managers of participating teams were presented with letters of appreciation, souvenirs, and gifts provided by contest’s established partners.

The participants were pleased with the results. They gained invaluable experience, demonstrating their knowledge and skills in the field of economy.

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