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|In the Czech
Republic almost all competitions in typing are organized by Interinfo CZ, the
federation of teachers, schools, competitors and theorists in the field of
information processing. The competition has been receiving not only prestige
but also a very effective structure for eight years:
morning several tens of children from 12 to 15 from the primary schools in
Hodonin gathered for the talent competition. This competition always
brings forward the drawbacks of todays computer
teaching but also new talented pupils can be eventually found.
process the introductory exercise of the individual programmed teaching ZAV for
30 minutes so a talent show both pupils who have never been working with
keyboard and excellent pupils who have the right basics of typing without
looking at the screen. However the handicap is showed among the pupils who have
already got wrong habits.
afternoon 70 competitors from 13 to 20 from 4 countries started the computer
controlled training. During 60 minutes they had to pass 38 special nomination
exercises aimed at the transformation activity of the brain, technique,
accuracy, coordination. The one who struggled through sooner had more time for
the minutes transcription similar to the internet contest ZAV-minutes. This
year reached the accepted limit of 400 strokes 35 competitors, 4 reached the
limit of 500 netto strokes, Jana Abrahamova from the Grammar School in Bystrice
na Pernstejnem got over the limit of 600.
the opening ceremony in the assembly of the Business School in Hodonin after
the training. Then there was the annual meeting of Interinfo CZ with several
very importantguests: dr. Fauso Ramondelli,
the president of
Intersteno, Marlis Kulb, the president of the Austrian Stenografenverband,
Horst Diehl, the president of the Stenografenverband in Hessen and for the
first time also delegates from Poland Mr Aloisy Berger, the headmaster of the
Business School in Tychy, with his teacher Teresa Wawrzynek. The ZAV teaching
starts to be used in Poland and the Business School in Tychy wants to initiate
the establishment of a modern federation in the way of Interinfo CZ.
itself took place in 3 disciplines on Saturday: 10 minute transcription with
penalisation 5 strokes per error (in order to reach high brutto speeds), 10
minute transcription with penalisation 50 strokes (accustomed rule at the
competitions for juniors), 20 minutes with penalisation 100 strokes per mistake
(similar conditions to the international competitions including the World
After the announcement of the results in the midday hours (the competition ran in the network and traditionally the
automatic evaluation by the computer was used) the native competitors left. The
foreign guests, school management and Interinfo CZ delegates were welcomed by the mayor of Hodonin, went to the
sight-seeing terrace of the town hall, visited the Templars wine cellars
and had a dinner in the village Cejkovice nearby.