Ishik University hosted FPO (Fezalar Project Olympiads) event which is a traditional scientific Project Competition for the secondary and high school students in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Design, and Computer Sciences. It was organized in collaboration with Kurdistan Regional Government Ministry of Education, Ronaki Hawler Education Company, and Ishik University.
FPO is arranged in Sulaimani, Kirkuk, Duhok and Erbil annually.
In the opening ceremony, President Prof. Dr. Ahmet Oztas gave a speech about the program and mentioned that it is important not only for students, but also next generation who make the world better. Dr. Idris Hadi Head of Trustees and Prof. Dr. Ahmet Oztas welcomed distinguished guest, Mr. Karim Sinjary Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Peshmarga.
FPO is a ground breaking science competition open to secondary and high school students in the Kurdistan Region. Ministry of Education and Ronaki Hawler Education Company will launch FPO Competition to bring the best and brightest students from around the Kurdistan. It offers students a precious opportunity to showcase their achievement which can motivate them to further their pursuit of scientific knowledge.
The aim of Olympiad is to improve the creative ability and scientific thought of students, as well as the skill, and clarity shown in their projects and to help the growing of future scientists. This year, 17 Biology, 13 Chemistry, 19 Computer, 20 Mathematics, 13 Physics and 11 Design (total 93) projects were submitted to Erbil FPO. At the end of the program, the best projects were awarded in the certification ceremony.