(MENAFN- AzerNews) The winners of the 5th English Language Olympiad for Academic
Purposes held at ADA University on June 9 were announced, Azernews
reports, citing the university's press service.
The Olympiad, which started in 2015 as an initiative of the ADA
University Focus student club, was organized by the Azerbaijani
Science and Education Ministry. Baku Education Information Center,
Innovative Technologies in Education Additional Education Center
LLC, Students Travel International organization, and Baku City
Education Department supported.
A total of 1096 high school students from 409 schools across
Azerbaijan participated in the Olympiad. The first round of the
Olympiad was held on May 9, 2023, at ADA University. In this phase,
participants answered 50 written questions on English grammar and
reading ability. Some 119 students successfully passed the second
stage. At ADA University, there was a competition for writing and
listening skills in the second stage.
Speaking at the awarding ceremony of the winners, ADA University
Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Vafa Kazdal stated that the
English language is a means of opening up to the world in modern
times and participating in this English language Olympiad is
equivalent to winning the Olympiad.
Vice-rector of ADA University Fariz Ismayilzadeh, Director of
Education Department for Baku City Mehriban Valiyeva, Director of
Baku Education-Information Center Gunay Massimova, Deputy Director
of Institute of Education Ulker Babayeva, Director of Innovative
Technologies in Education Additional Education Center Isa Gasimov,
Student Travel International spoke at the ceremony and
congratulated all high-achieving students, their family members and
representatives of the schools they represent. It was noted that
the Olympiad was a great impetus for schoolchildren to master the
English language at a high level/
According to the results, the winner of the 3rd place, Ayza
Taghiyeva, a student of the high school complex of Baku Slavic
University, was awarded a Blackview Tablet. Madina Abdullayeva, a
student of Landau School in Baku, won the 2nd place "ASUS
Notebook". The main winner of the Olympiad, Javid Musayev, a
student of a European high school, had the opportunity to
participate in the "Academics of the Future" course for free in the
"British Summer School" program of Great Britain.
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