SAIIA Annual Interschools Quiz: Watch all the action!

Play Video

SAIIA’s annual Interschools Quiz began in 1993, out of a hope to see South Africans of all backgrounds involved in the future of the nation’s international affairs.

More than fifty schools in the Cape Town area participate each year, representing a broad socio-economic and geographic range. Learners answer questions on world affairs, based on ten days of readings from the Cape Times (delivered free to the schools) plus two SAIIA articles.

After a tense but exhilarating question period, a winning team is declared; that team takes home a cash prize for their school and also attends the SAIIA Young Leaders’ Conference in Johannesburg at the end of the year.

In another sense, however, everyone wins. All participating schools receive a stack of books for their libraries and, as one educator noted about the students involved from his school, ‘This quiz opens their world view’.

The Quiz is organised by the Western Cape branch of the South African Institute of International Affairs. For more information on the Quiz and how to participate, contact wcbranch@saiia.org.za.

10 Aug 2015

Video Creator
Riona Judge McCormack
Country
South Africa
SAIIA Programme
Youth
Tags
SAIIA Western Cape Branch, Youth
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Related Multimedia

Brics Agenda for Trade and Resilient Supply Chains

National strategies and common agenda for the post COVID-19 recovery in BRICS countries: A way to resilient and sustainable future

What to expect from the 34th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly

Sidiropoulos on her appointment to the high-level advisory board on Economic and Social Affairs

Malawi denies helping the Bushiri’s to escape

Forum on 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and China Poverty Reduction Experience

Scroll to Top