The Quiz is a unique chemical education activity. It provides a major focus for secondary school students on the relevance of chemistry in an exciting and stimulating way. Much of the success of the Quiz rests with the teachers who promote and run the Quiz in their schools and the coordinators who help organise the Quiz in their countries.
Interview: Charles Fogliani
From a modest 8850 entries in 1982, the Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ) has grown to more than 117 812 entries from 1,467 schools from 15 countries in 2011. ANCQ director Charles Fogliani speaks to Helmut Hugel.
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In Appreciation to the Director General of Education
We express our appreciation to all the Director Generals of Education for giving permission to run the Australian National Chemistry Quiz in their state or territories and lending their support in promoting chemistry in Government Secondary Schools.
In Appreciation to the Teachers
Much of the success of the Australian National Chemistry Quiz depends on the support of the teachers who run the quiz in their schools. In appreciation of their efforts we are developing web based excursions for use as a teaching resource.