Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities
This Challenge tests the ability to use office and multimedia programs for writing, editing and enhancing documents with speed and accuracy.
Excel: Skills in the use of functions in Excel and the ability to perform data calculation in accordance with conditions in written data sheet.
Powerpoint: Ability to use the features of Powerpoint to design PPT slides for presentations.
No restriction on locations for participation
No restriction on equipment (however, PC is recommended)
Software: OS Windows 7 or newer and various types of browsers (choose freely among Chrome, Mozila Firefox, and Safari)(Chrome is the most recommended, and Internet Explorer is not recommended)
Software for participants with visual impairment: Jaws and NVDA.
All monitored participants have to be on video screen on Zoom throughout the competition. If not, it would be considered as Non-monitored.
The Challenge will be held on June 17th (Preliminary round); Oct 20th (Final round)
The participants can log in 30 mins before the test starts
The questions of the test will be uploaded onto the GITC 2021 official website on the day of the test
Answers must be written in English
The questions can be checked and downloaded from GITC 2021 official web site (competition platform) immediately after the announcement for start.
The answers must be submitted to the platform within the allotted time.
It is mandatory to submit answer in English, otherwise submissions will not be scored
Check whether all instructions have been carried out
Check whether answers are accurately written
Priority for even scores
Interfering with other participants
Leaving the competition location without permission
After 3 warnings are given
If participants did not log in with their real name on Zoom
If a medium that can share information with others, including email, facebook and etc. is used
If other external storage device such as USB memory is used