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National Stage in Ukraine

08/02/2016

We invite you to participate in the national qualification round of the international contest „Young People in European Forests”
     In 2015 the team of Ukrainian pupils participated in the international contest „Young People in European Forests” for the first time. As a member of international team a young forester Andriy Halushka from Kirovograd region won the first place.
     The international contest „Young People in European Forests” includes two stages, the first of which is the national qualification round to select the team of pupils (at the age under 19). In 2016 (September) the final stage of the international contest “Young People in European Forests” will take place in Latvia.
     With the aim of selecting the team of Ukraine which will participate in the final stage of the international contest „Young People in European Forests” The National Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine and the Association of Foresters of Ukraine will conduct the national qualification round till 1 August 2016 along with the contest for the best school forestry.
     The members of the teams which will be prize winners of the contest for the best school forestry will have an opportunity to pass the interview to be included to the Ukrainian team participating in the final of international contest “Young People in European Forests”.
     The necessary condition to participate in the interview among the school forestries (which will be prize winners in the contest for the best school forestry) is the knowledge of English language, basics of forestry and orientation in the problems of the modern forest sector management of Ukraine.
     The test and interview will be held in English. The participants of the qualification round will get appropriate preparation materials – the booklet “Forestry of Ukraine” in English.
     On the international stage three official and one unofficial contests will be held. Official contests – testing of knowledge of forestry of Europe, practical contest checking the basic knowledge of forestry and the preparation of presentation on defined topic. The language of communication is English.
     The conditions of the contest as well as the learning textbook regarding the peculiarities of forestry in Europe will be put on the webpage of the contest http://www.ypef.eu/
     More information http://dklg.kmu.gov.ua/forest/control/uk/publish/article?art_id=163498&cat_id=134717