Most current: 07/05/2012
The counselor of Public Administrations, Simon Gornés, in representation of the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the head|boss of the Service of Education, Formation|Training and Information, Maria Eugènia Ramon, has given today the prizes Consumópolis 7 to the pupils and teachers of the educational centers of Menorca that have been rewarded for the works shown|presented, and that they will opt at the final of the national phase of the competition. The objective of the prize, which in the Balearic Islands is organized for the General Direction of Public Health and Consumption, is to sensitize the children and the youngsters about the importance of carry to|in term events|acts of consumption in a conscious, critical, solidary and responsible way.
The competition is divided into three categories (5th and 6th of primary, 1st and 2nd of secondary, and 3rd and 4th of secondary). In Menorca it|he|she has highlighted the team|equipment "him diverse", of the IES Biel Martí de Ferreries, winner in the category of 3rd and 4th of secondary.
The prizes for the teams|equipments of winning pupils consist of a MP4 of 8 GB for the first classified, a MP4 of 4 GB for the seconds and a MP3 for the third. The teachers who have classified its|his|her|their team|equipment as a winner of the corresponding category will receive a portable minicomputer.
On the other hand, regarding the centers classified into each of the 3 mentioned categories, there is a prize of 1.200 € for the winner, one of 600 € for the second classified and one of 300 € for the third classified one. Moreover, a portable computer will be conceded in the three more participative centers. All pupils who have taken part in the competition and have not won will receive like prize a memory USB, an ecological cup and pen, and a diploma.
The school competition about responsible consumption Consumópolis 7 has counted with the participation|shareholding of 640 students of the Balearic Islands, which has been the fifth more participative community of the State. On this occasion, the lemma was "The advertising: you buy or they buy you"?. In this edition of the competition, organized by the National Institute|High School of Consumption and the organizations|organisms of consumption of the autonomous communities, 13 centers of the four islands, which have brought 128 groups of students, had been inscribed.
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