Summer economic university for children
1 June the Summer economic university for children has started
its work, organized by volunteers from NGO YESDC with partnership
of the Palace of Youth and Children and Information-economic gymnasium
¹149. Children will have a possibility to learn economic concepts
in an unusual way with the help of the game "Robinsons in Ecoland",
computer economic fairy-tales and colorful posters, made by secondary
We are planning to:
- teach how to work with the game-complex "Robinson in Ecoland"
- organize contests for teams on the best entrepreneur
- organize virtual Internet-journey "History of goods and services"
- prepare the multimedia presentation "Back from world traveling"
- organize advertising campaign of goods and services
The twelfth republic festival of youth ideas in the sphere of economy
and business understandings "Stairs to Success 2005",
which was organized due to the initiative of the NGO "Youth
Entrepreneurship Support and Development Centre" was held in
Minsk, April, 17-19.
The aims of the festival: to give the chance for the youth to apply
theoretical knowledge in the sphere of economy and business understandings
in practice, in conditions, which are close to reality and also
to popularize the civilized business, the values of market economy
and private initiative.
20 teams (100 persons) which consisted of 5 persons took part in
the economic festival "Stairs to Success 2005". This year
the festival was aspired to be an international one, because not
only students from Belarus but also from Estonia and Ukraine took
part in it.
During the festival the participants had to show their skills of
taking economically based decisions quickly in the role of managers
of firms in the process of playing the business-game "Effective
production". The surprise of the festival was the participation
of foreign teachers in its work who was invited to Minsk by Belarussian
State University and took part in the program NCEE. The teachers
prepared questions for students and could compare the answers of
Belarussian students with their ones. The Belarussian students coped
with the task successfully.
The contest "Economic Conceptions" was very interesting
for guests. It was a performance of the home task which was worked
out in form of an amazing story with illustration.
The Committee of Education awarded the Diplomas to the winners,
IFC prepared special prizes for the winners and the best advertising
ideas were appreciated at their true value by representatives from
such companies as "Malvina", "Aquatriple" and
"Stilmark". The best works will be published in the collected
to Success 2005" Photoalbum >> NEW
- 23 April, 2004
The 11th Open Economic and Business Festival “Stairs to Success”
was held in Minsk from 21 to 23 April. Methodological and expert
support was provided by the National Council on Economic Education
(NCEE USA), the International Finance Corporation and the Joint
Project of the United Nations Development Program and the Belarusian
Government "Assistance in Elaboration of the Basic Foundation
for a National Poverty Reduction Strategy in Belarus" >>>
to Success 2004" Photoalbum >>
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April 6-8, 2003
to Success 2003" Photoalbum >>
in Minsk Palace of Youth The 10th open nationwide economic fair
Stairs to Success took place. There were 26 teams, which represented
6 Belarusian regions.
The program of the economic fair included the realization of economic
game “Origami”, Economic Auction, presentation of Economic
Paradoxes and also representation of the youth business - projects
at " Fair of youth ideas ". For the first time within
the framework of the festival was held an approbation of the big
business game " The Economic Forum ". On " the Economic
Forum " the teams played a role of economic advisers of different
countries. Economic advisers wanted to help their countries to improve
national standards of living through the negotiating process and
The teams from School #3 from Postavy, Polytechnic Gymnasium #6
from Minsk and School # 38 from Gomel that were among the best representing
their countries on "The Economic Forum " received Diplomas
issued by the Mission of United Nations in Belarus and prizes.
Winners of the fair "Stairs to Success’ 2003 "
by results of five fair contents became teams of students from Minsk
school# 32, Minsk Polytechnic Gymnasium #6 and from Minsk school
The best business-projects, economic paradoxes and economic essays
created by the participants will be placed in the collection of
works of the festival
In section projects you will find detailed information about the
February 15, 2003
The methodical bulletin for economics teachers
The Youth Entrepreneurship Support and Development Center (YESDC)
begins the new project - the edition of methodical journal for classroom
teachers "Keep Up with Economics”. The purpose of the
project is to assist promotion of economic literacy among Belarusian
school students and to support achievements in teaching economics
and entrepreneurship. The main goal of this project is methodical
support for teachers through developments and publishing materials.
The first volume of the journal "Keep Up With Economics”
have been already published.
We invite teachers and interested organization for cooperation
January 15, 2003
Registration for “Stairs to Success”
The Center started the registration of the teams for participation
in the !0th Open Nationwide Economic and Entrepreneurship Fair “Stairs
to Success’2003” which is going to be held on April
January 4-5, 2003
Workshop of Economics Teachers
Teachers whose students are going to take part in the “Stairs
to Success” are invited to take part in this workshop where
the information about the fair, its contents and will be provided.
There will also be training sessions and round-table for economics
teachers, former participants of Training of Trainers and Training
of Teachers workshops in this workshop.
APRIL, 19-21, 2002 Minsk, Belarus
The ninth open economic and entrepreneurship fair “Stairs to Success”
joined 18 teams from different regions of Belarus.
Since UN announced the your 2002 International Year of Econtourism,
this special sphere of business that promotes cultural and economic
development was suggested to one of fair contest. Within the festival
contest “Fair of Youth Initiatives” each team presented the business
project concerned the idea of Ecotourism.
Besides business project presentations, the participants took part
in different economic activities suggested by the organizers of
the fair (Economic Auction, Economic Paradox, etc.) where participants
demonstrated their economic knowledge. The main outcome of the fair
is the unique experience and new knowledge obtained by the team