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May 6, 2019

The Youth Innovation Challenge 2019

The 2019 Education Showcase for the Ministry of Education is focusing primarily on financial literacy of students. It is believed that the concept, taught at a very young age, can mould the future of the generation. This year’s youth innovation challenge will take place over three days. High school students from the Belize District will be presenting ideas on the role of financial literacy in a developing Belize. Chief Inspector of Schools, Doctor Diane Danderson is the organizer for the challenge and shares what the judges will be looking for.


Diane Danderson

Dr. Diane Danderson, Chief Inspector of Schools

“We want to see what innovative ideas they have come up with. This is the sixth year and they have come up with solutions that have been implemented at their schools. The main things they are looking at is creativity, innovativeness, their presentation skills because the innovation challenge allows students to present to others and enhance their presentation skills. So they learn a lot of skills. So they will be looking presentation, creativity, innovation, uniqueness of idea and things like that.”

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