Pyongyang, August 25 (KCNA) – The 5th National Programming Competition in the Education Field took place in Pyongyang from Aug. 19 to 24.
Participating in the competition were over 300 students and pupils who had been rated high in the provincial competitions.
The competition involved preliminary contests and finals, divided into 6 groups such as university, college and provincial, city and county (district) middle schools no.1 and middle schools. And there were held special skill contests with the participation of students of 10 universities highly appraised in the competition last year and middle school pupils who took the first 10 places in the finals this time.
The competition put forward questions in programming that represented the appearance of education in the DPRK developing in depth as required by the IT era and world-level IT.
Proving successful in the competition were students of different universities, colleges and middle schools including Kim Il Sung University, Huichon College of Technology and Pyongyang Middle School No.1 and emerging the winners in the special skill contests were students of Kim Chaek University of Technology and pupils of Taedonggang Middle School No.1 in Pyongyang.
Highly estimated were 28 units including Kim Il Sung University, Kim Chaek University of Technology, Haeju College of Electronic Automation and Pyongyang Middle School No. 1.
The closing ceremony was held at Kim Chaek University of Technology Tuesday.
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