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What is VANDA

Vanda International Olympiad is an international Science Competition held annually around the globe; It focuses on the student's ability to think critically and creatively to pick out information to aid them in solving the question. 

VANDA training programme

Welcome to a world where your child doesn't just learn science; they live it!

Our online classes are designed to inspire, challenge, and prepare young minds for the VANDA Science International Olympiad and beyond.


Our focus is on creating problem solvers, not just solving problems!

Primary: NZ Years 4-7 (G3-G6)

Secondary: NZ Years 8-11 (G7-G10)

Fees for the training course:

Primary: NZD $650.00

Secondary: NZD $820

Please note: If you registered after the deadline (22 Feb), the fees will be doubled.

The successful registration is confirmed upon receipt of the registration fee.


Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group

Account: 06-0241-0684634-00


Please make payment with the students 'full name + VANDA Class ' as reference.

⚠️ Please note that any fees and payments made are non-refundable.

⚠️ Before you make any payment, make sure you read through the refund policy on our website to avoid misunderstandings.

(Terms and conditions apply).


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Closing date of registering: 23 Feb 2024

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New Zealand time

Singapore, Beijing, Perth time

Sydney time

All times and dates, and levels are converted from Singapore time and levels.

PGA reserves the right to interpret all competition and course arrangements.

All classes are live sessions with the trainers.

Unfortunately, there are NO recordings of the course for the students.

VANDA Science International Local 2024

Training Programme Features

G3-10 (NZ Year 4-11)

Creative Problem-Solving

Our curriculum goes beyond traditional methods, focusing on evaluating and grading solutions, just like real scientists.

Invent and Create

We maximize opportunities for students to think out of the box, enabling them to innovate and create, as they can tackle new and unfamiliar problems.

Expert and Friendly Trainers

Our group of motivational teachers specializes in crafting VANDA questions and sparks a passion for science, turning education into an exciting journey.

Proven Success

In the VANDA Global Finals 2023, 63% of our trainees won medals, including 30% Gold, highlighting the effectiveness of our training approach.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. My child is new to science competitions, will this workshop be beneficial?

Our training focuses on the fundamentals of the science Olympiad, improving scientific knowledge, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Your child will learn about the format and types of questions in the VANDA Science International competition, gaining a better understanding of how to tackle Olympiad questions.

2. How will the online lessons be conducted?

Lesson notes will be sent at least 2 days before the lesson date. Virtual classes will be conducted over the Zoom/Teams Video application.

3. What to prepare for the lesson?

Notes will be sent via email 2 days before the lesson date. Students must download and print the notes.

4. What topics will the preparation classes cover?

Our classes will cover key topics aligned with the VANDA Science contest, focusing on improving scientific reasoning, critical thinking, problem-solving, data/graph analysis, and experimental skills. Your child will gain a better understanding of how to approach Science Olympiad questions effectively.

5. Will these lessons get students ready for competitions?

Good preparation is key to success in competitions. Our intensive training workshop is designed specifically for the science Olympiad, boosting students' chances of scoring well in competitions, DSAs, or selection tests.

6. Who are the teachers for the classes?

Our teachers are experts in their subjects and are friendly too. They specialize in creating VANDA questions and aim to make science exciting for students. With years of experience in science Olympiad training, our goal is to encourage students to think creatively and tackle new challenges.

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