Education
 Bulgaria
Project #15699

4th National Creative Writing Competition

by CORPluS Foundation
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Summary

The competition aims to encourage and expand the innovative and creative thinking among the students at the public schools through offering them the opportunity to express their unique thoughts while writing essays in English.
$3,505
total raised
44
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

The creative writing is a new concept for Bulgarian schools and creativity often goes unrewarded, as emphasis is placed on theory and technical knowledge. Since students are given so few opportunities to express themselves, they are inclined to uniformity and cheating. This competition aims to stimulate imaginative thinking and writing by exposing teachers and students to new material and ideas, and to reward pupils for their work on a level comparable to that of traditional contests.

Solution

The English Creative Writing Competition enables students to express themselves in a purely creative format, while providing teachers the opportunity to employ new lesson plans and practice their English as judges. National awards reinforce the value of such efforts.

Long-Term Impact

This competition will stimulate students' ability to think innovatively in both academic and professional settings.

Resources

http:/​/​corplus.org
The official web site of the competition
The facebook page
The organizer's web page

Organization Information

CORPluS Foundation

Location: Sofia, Sofia city - Bulgaria
Website: http:/​/​corplus.org
Project Leader:
Dimitar Tsekov
Sofia, Sofia city Bulgaria

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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