Education Olympics Games 2020
Who is winning the minds of our children?
The first three rounds of the Global Academic Awards rounds are complete – Intercontinental, Continental, and First. Only 12 nations remain.
Major nations have already been eliminated, and several less-known nations have made it through.
The final three rounds will answer the question, “Which nation has the best education system?”
Reviews of the first three rounds are below.
Intercontinental Contest- All Countries
Finland and Denmark, two of the world’s best educated countries did not advance. Nigeria, Africa’s largest nation, and India, Asia’s second-largest country also failed to advance.
South Korea, Russia, Chile, and Mexico look strong. Here are the early results:
Eastern Africa – Projected winners where Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda
1.Sao Tome and Principe
Central Africa – Projected winners where Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon, and Cameroon
Northern Africa – Projected winners where Egypt, Algeria, and Tunisia
Southern Africa – Projected winners where South Africa, Namibia, and eSwatini
Western Africa – Projected winners where Ghana, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone
East Asia – Projected winners where China, Japan, and South Korea
Central Asia – Projected winners where Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
South Asia – Projected winners where India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
Southeast Asia – Projected winners where Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam
Western Asia – Projected winners where Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait
Australasia Oceania– Projected winners where Australia, New Zealand, and the Solomon Islands
Micronesia Oceania– Projected winners where Kiribati, Nauru, and Palau
1.Samoa Tokelau (NZ)
Polynesia Oceania – Projected winners where Tuvalu, Samoa, Tokelau, and American Samoa
Northern Europe – Projected winners where Finland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom
Southern Europe – Projected winners where France, Belgium, and Italy
Eastern Europe – Projected winners where Russia, Germany and Poland
North America – Projected winners where USA, Canada, and Mexico
3.British Virgin Islands (UK)
The Caribbean – Projected winners where Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the British Virgin Islands
Central America – Projected winners where Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Belize
South America – Projected winners where Brazil, Chile, and Argentina
Continental Round – 60 Countries
Three countries from each continent advance to the round. Israel, Singapore, and Germany were major countries to not advance.
Countries like the Dominican Republic, Kiribati, and El Salvador won their continent. This shows their education data collection systems are well established.
3.British Virgin Islands (UK)
First Round -24 Countries
As the competition advance to the international stage, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand are missing education data ended their chances to go on.
Two group leaders, who are not viewed as strong nations, Kenya and Chile, are still alive for the medal rounds.
First Round Winners
Next month’s article will reveal the final two rounds – Second, Semi-Finals, and the Medal Round.