Egypt: The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has issued a piece of information as Egypt will be hosting the finals of the International Information Olympics for Africa from May 2 to 6, 2023, at the Arab Academy of Science and Technology and Maritime Transport headquarters in Port Said governorate with a total of 25 teams participating from different countries.
According to the shared updates by the CIT Ministry, the finals of the Egyptian Information Olympics for teams were held from 9 to March 11 at the academy headquarters in Port Said under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, following which three winning teams from the Egyptian information Olympics will be representing the nation at the international competition.
In addition, while extending the information, MCIT officials stated that “The three winning teams in the Egyptian Information Olympics had qualified for the finals to represent Egypt in the international competition.”
The reports have also stated that the qualifiers for the Africa Olympics in Egypt kicked off in November with four competitions held online over four months to select the best teams to participate in the local finals through which the winning teams will be selected to represent Egypt in the international finals.
It is noteworthy that Egypt has officially joined the member states of the International African Information Olympics for School Students in 2021, said reports.
Furthermore, the International Informatics Olympiad for Teams is a major computational science competition aimed at encouraging secondary school students to be interested in information, programming and problem-solving skills.
Moreover, events like the informatics Olympic plays a major role in enhancing the skills and knowledge of the students; in addition to developing the teamwork spirit adopted by the competition to exchange knowledge and experience among young people with similar interests and qualifications, students participating through groups of four students, Users of only two computers per team.
As per the participation criteria for the Egyptian International Informatics Olympics, a student must have spent years of study, training on programming, and problem-solving to qualify for these competitions, which are only accessible through local qualifiers held annually for several months.