"Snacks and My Health"

To commemorate this year's World Health Day and to support the recent initiative of the

Ministry of Education,Culture and Human Resources to promote healthy eating among our

school children, all primary school pupils of StandardsIV, V and VIin Mauritius and Rodrigues

areinvitedtoparticipateinadrawingcompetitionorganisedbythe MauritiusInstituteof

Education (MIE).


The drawing competition aims at consolidating pupils' awareness about healthy and unhealthy

snacks and atfostering healthy eating habits and positive attitudestowards healthysnacking

among pupils and the school community at large.


The theme of the competition is "Snacks and My Health".Pupils of Standards IV, V and VI are


negative way and then depict this into a drawing.

Eligibility Criteria

•Participants must be in Standard IV, V or VI in any primary school in Mauritius or Rodrigues.


Guidelines for Entries


•Any two-dimensional media including:

oDrawing (pencil, crayons, pastels, pen, ink, etc…)

oPainting (watercolour, oil painting, acrylic)

oMixed media (collage, print making, etc…)


•A4 paper.

To appear at the back of each entry:

•Name of the pupil

•Class of the pupil

•Name and address of school

•Seal of school

•Contact number

Other Guidelines:

•Each entry should be original and entirely done individually.

•Drawing caption can be added to the drawing, but should not exceed 8 words and must be

written in English or in French.

Closing Date for Submission

Entries should be mailed or submitted in sealed envelopes with the words "Drawing

Competition" on the top left hand corner by 30th

April 2010 to:

Head, Home Economics Department

School of Applied Sciences

Mauritius Institute of Education


Selection Process

A review panel will judge each entry on the basis of (i) originality and creativity; (ii) relevance to

competition theme and (iii) neatness.

Prizes and Certificates

•A certificate of participation will be awarded to each school which will submit entries.

•Prizes will be awarded to the best 5 entries.

Handling of Entries and Intellectual Property

Entries will not be returned. All entries shall remain the property and copyright of the MIE, and

may be used or reproduced by the MIE for nutrition education and awareness activities.


For enquiries, please contact Mrs Brinda Oogarah-Pratap on 401-6555 (ext. 308) or at