What is the National Economics Olympiads?
The National Economics Olympiads are a competition among secondary schools in Cameroon that offer training programs in economics. Its primary objective is to sensitize and inspire young students on the importance of economic freedom to achieve greater prosperity and sustainable and inclusive development.
The National Economics Olympiads are open to students between the ages of 14 and 20 who are regularly enrolled in a secondary school in Cameroon. They are conducted in a manner that promotes equal opportunity without discrimination based on gender, religion, ethnicity, or disability. They do not focus solely on assessing candidates’ theoretical knowledge of economic freedom. A part of the tests is oriented towards practice and the evaluation of analytical skills and curiosity.
The exams are conducted in English and French.
How the National Economics Olympiads are conducted?
The competition is conducted in four (04) phases.
2023 Key dates
|30 January 2023||Consultation meeting with school principals|
|February 2023||Invitation to secondary schools to recommend their candidates for the competition|
|March 2023||First Regional Examination|
|June 2023||Second Regional Examination|
|July 2023||National Examination (Elevator Pitch)|
|August 2023||Forum & Awards|
|August 2023||Preparation for the International Competition|