Linfo@SV - the national competition for creativity in developing educational software, reached its 7th edition | SIVECO Romania

Linfo@SV - the national competition for creativity in developing educational software, reached its 7th edition

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Bucharest, 2nd April 2009 – The 7th edition of the creativity software competition Linfo@SV was hosted by the “Spiru Haret” National IT College in Suceava, during the 27th to the 29th of March. 

The competition aims to stimulate the pupils’ and teachers’ interest for IT&C as well as to encourage students to promote the genuine IT values.

The competition addressed students from primary education, gymnasium and high school. The pupils from the 1st to 4th grade participated in a design competition. Based on the theme “I love stories” they had to draw some pictures with the help of computers and make some Power Point presentations. The pupils from secondary school participated in a workshop on the theme "The World of Algorithms” and the high school pupils took part in the competition that had the following categories: educational software, web pages, utilitarian software and games. 

In this edition took part more than 70 pupils from Suceava, Falticeni, Radauti, Gura Humorului, Campulung Moldovenesc, Bacau, Piatra Neamt, Botosani and Ramnicu Valcea.

SIVECO Romania, the main sponsor of the event, awarded the pupils that occupied the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University "Stefan cel Mare" in Suceava offered 8 special prizes representing scholarships for excellence. Special awards were also offered by the National IT College “Spiru Haret” in Suceava.