The National ICT competition which is opened to junior and senior secondary school students in Nigeria. The Olympiad is an annual event that has been included in the education calendar.
The level of ICT awareness and education in Secondary schools in Nigeria is very low. The students at this level are very talented and have an interest in ICT. The absence of ICT infrastructure is making the study difficult for them.
In a bid to discover Nigeria’s best young computer scientist, develop healthy competitive skills as well as improve youth’s self esteem together with creating pride in academic achievement.
The Olympiad mentorship programme has been designed to give the participating students the following;
Business development training,
Book keeping and business plan development
The mentorship programme would be in a camp format where participating students would stay and be tutored on site
The students would be mentored by renowned business executives and qualified career coaches.
Activity Schedule for 2018
This Is The Timeline For The 2017/2018 Session;
School Awareness visits:- September 23rd 2017 – March 2018
Promotion on radio and television:- October 23rd 2017 – June 27 2018
Students Registration for the Olympiad:- January 22nd – March 23rd 2018
1st Stage Test:- 26th March 2018
2nd stage boot camp:- April 3rd – April 6th 2018
2nd stage exams:- 6th April 2018
State Finals:- 16th – 30th April 2018
National Finals:- 9th August 2018
NATIONAL FINALS PRIZES
1st prize : Gold medal, N 500, 000 prize money,N200,000 training scholarship and 1 laptop computer
2nd prize: Silver medal, N250, 000 prize money,N150,000 training scholarship and a laptop computer
3rd prize: Bronze medal, and N150, 000 prize money
STATE FINALS PRIZES
1st prize : Gold medal, N 100, 000 prize money,N100,000 training scholarship and 1 laptop computer
2nd prize: Silver medal, N70, 000 prize money,N70,000 training scholarship and a laptop computer
3rd prize: Bronze medal, and N50, 000 prize money
Each participant also receives a certificate of participation.
The school will get an e-learning resource centres, ICT laboratories and computer teacher will also receive consolation prizes
ICT Competition Test Questions