These details are summarised from the official website. Please refer to the official website for the most up-to-date information.
Olimpiad Falsafah Malaysia (MyPO) is the Malaysian national selection test for the International Philosophy Olympiad (IPO).
Register each participant individually at the official registration form.
Registration deadline: 29 October 2022
29th October 2022 (Saturday)
Fee per student:
- MyPO 2022 is an online philosophy essay writing competition.
- Participants were given 5 topics related to philosophy and thinking; Participants choose one of the topics and write an essay based on that topic.
- The time period given is 12 hours (10am - 10pm).
- The written essay must be original (no references allowed), with a length of 1000 – 2000 words.
- Essays can be written in Malay or English
- Essays will be evaluated by a panel of experts from PPFPM consisting of academics and philosophy educators
Before the competition, participants will follow a series of 8 online lectures (via Zoom) on the main topics of philosophy in preparation for MyPO 2022. The lectures will be held on :
Dates: 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22 & 25 October 2022 (Tuesday & Saturday) Time: 8.00pm – 9.30pm A recording of the lecture will be given to the participants. Students must write a synopsis/reflection for each lecture given.
This competition is open to all students who meet the following conditions:
- Currently attending high school or pre-university.
- Under 19 years of age
- Have not started university degree studies yet.
|Registration Open||September 13, 2022|
|Registration Closed||October 1, 2022|
|Philosophy Lecture Series||1 – 25 October 2022|
|MyPO||October 29, 2022|
|Winners Announced||November 15, 2022|
What’s after MyPO?
- A total of 15 best participants from MyPO 2022 will be selected to attend the Malaysian Philosophy Olympiad Workshop which will be held on 15 - 20 December 2022 (school holidays).
- The workshop will be held face to face (Face to Face) in compliance with the latest COVID-19 SOP. Completing this workshop is a philosophy lecture, an idea discussion session, and a writing exercise.
- At the end of this program, all participants will sit for the final evaluation of MyPO 2022 to select the national representative for IPO 2023.
- The tentative location for this program is the Perpustakaan Awam Cawangan Kajang ( PPAS Kajang ), Selangor.
- 010-284-0360 ( En. Ilyas Adam )
- 016-672-4825 ( Dr. Alinor Kadir )
- 012-341-3546 ( En. Suhaimi Ramly )
- [email protected]