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Online life skills olympiad for schools students on January 27

Singapore-based SkillizenOlympiad Foundation will conduct world's first online "International Life Skills Olympiad (ILSO)" on January 27. This olympiad will test children's Real World Readiness in more than 100 countries. This is the first Olympiad in which besides schools, parents can also directly enroll their children online. Home schooled children can also participate.

Aimed at school children from Class III to XII, ILSO is a global online test that will be based on the Skillizen Curriculum. This curriculum follows a unique method that transfers the most practical Life Skills in such a manner, that even an eight-year-old can playfully master those skills. The registration lines for ISLO is live, with a registration fee of $7.99 (Rs 490). 

This unique life skills test will focus on assessing skills and competencies that are essential for young children of 21st century. The questions  will be based on real life scenarios that will test the young students on their application of critical life skills like leadership, ethics, teamwork, communications, empathy, goal setting and many more.  The main prizes for the winners of ILSOwould include free ticket to visit Harvard University in USA, mini iPads and Kindles.  Besides the top prizes, there are assured prizes for all participants. — TNS


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