Subscribe

Total Pageviews

Blog Archive

Search This Blog

Featured

Branches

Victor Roosensplein 7
2170 Merksem
Gsm: +32 488 10 59 38
Fax: +32 2 212 19 03
antwerpen@fedactio.be
Martelarenlaan 46
3500 Hasselt
+32 11 43 64 05
Fax: +32 11 43 65 40
limburg@fedactio.be
Kartuizerlaan 107
9000 Gent
+32 483 65 18 59
gent@fedactio.be
Rue jumet 175,
6030 Marchienne au Pont
Tel: +32 71 13 80 30
GSM : +32 472 854368
hainaut@fedactio.be
Rue de Fexhe 26,
4000 Liège
Tel: +32 4 233 54 52
liege@fedactio.be

Banner

Banner

The Flemish Parliament opened its doors for the finale of the SocialSciences Olympiad

Share it:
The Flemish Parliament welcomed the finalists of the Social Sciences Olympiad together with their numerous supporters. The committee rooms of the parliament were used by the teenagers to present their research on a particular issue regarding the social sciences. The students gave the jury members Prof. Dr. Johan Leman, Prof. Dr. Ides Nicaise, Prof. Dr. Dimitri Mortelmans, journalist Annelien de Greef, MPs Elke Roex, Helga De Valk, Siegfried Bracke, Nahima Lanjri and Fouad Gandoul a hard time.


The Social Sciences Olympiad is an initiative of the Flemish Olympiad Association (VOV). This unique interschool competition in Flanders challenges students aged 17-18 to find a solution to social problems. The students were given a year to prepare their research and finally they were given the opportunity to present their work at Flemish Parliament.

Students raised the issues of bullying, rights for donor children, gender representation in politics, the future of trade unions and other interesting themes. After the preselection the contestants were able to distress during the guided tour in the parliament. More than 100 attendees joined the tour.

The big moment, finally, came. President of the Flemish Parliament Jan Peumans opened the award ceremony by a welcome speech. President of CD&V Wouter Beke and rector of KULeuven Rik Torfs were also present at the ceremony. Eventually, Vincent Nagels, Robin Verbruggen and Merve Imemek of Katholiek Scholencentrum JOMA in Antwerp came in first. They are leaving to Kirgizstan this summer for a social internship where they will be doing voluntary work. After the prize ceremony the participants enjoyed a snack and a drink in the Hall of Pillars.

Share it:

All

Brussels

Education

Featured posts

Member Activities

Social Cohesion

Sociale Wetenschappenolympiade

Vlaamse Olympiade Vereniging

Youth

Post A Comment:

0 comments: