‘National Junior’s Challenge’ Season 2 launched

In a bid to further promote basic education in Ghana, the second season of the National Juniors Challenge has been launched.

The Challenge is a Ghana Education Service recognised TV and radio reality educational programme which seeks to promote basic education in Ghana by developing the critical and analytical thinking ability of students in solving problems and how the knowledge they acquire in the classroom can be used for the development of society.


Speaking at the Launch, the founder of UNIWIZ Foundation, Wisdom Larry Quarme-Doe said, “considering the success chalked from the maiden edition of the contest, we as organisers are highly motivated in our quest towards ensuring that subsequent editions are even bigger and better.”

The National Junior’s Challenge was instituted by the UNIWIZ Foundation, an NGO last year.

The 2020 edition of the National Juniors Challenge will witness 81 schools from seven regions in Ghana including Greater Accra, Ashanti Region, Central Region, Volta Region, Eastern Region, Western Region and Northern Region.

Talking about the awards for the Season Two Challenge, Quarme-Doe said each participating school shall receive some awards for taking part in the contest.  The schools shall be given a certificate of participation, branded souvenirs and other packages by our sponsors.

The quarterfinalists shall receive; a certificate of participation, textbooks, branded souvenirs and other packages by our sponsors.

The semi-finalists shall receive; a certificate of participation, textbooks, branded NJC bags, souvenirs, and other packages by our sponsors and a cash prize of GHc 500.00.

The Second Runner-up shall be awarded a sum of GHc 1,000.00 cash, laptop each, a certificate of participation, branded NJC bags and souvenirs and other packages by our sponsors.

The First Runner-up shall be awarded a sum of GHc 2,000.00 cash, laptop each, tour to some major tourist sites, a certificate of participation, branded NJC bags, souvenirs, and other packages from our sponsors.

The winning school shall be awarded, GHc 5,000.00 cash, certificate of participation, branded NJC bags, souvenirs and other packages by our sponsors.  Each participants of the winning school shall receive a brand-new laptop, a Hisense TV set and a trip to Dubai.

Source: goldstreetbusiness.com

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