The HIPPO English competition is organized by GLOBAL HIPPO ASSOCIATION, which aims to promote English language and collaboration between children from different countries of the world.
The competition promotes the development of a common sense of identity and acts as a model for young people. The main goal is to create relationships, intercultural and international understanding, and to enhance the noble rivalry among English-speaking young people around the world.
The competition complies with the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Participants compete in five categories:
HIPPO 1 – Below Scale
HIPPO 2 – CEFR A1
HIPPO 3 – CEFR A2
HIPPO 4 – CEFR B1
HIPPO 5 – CEFR B2
In Greece, the competition is co-organized by the ATHINA Educational Network and Thales Foundation Cyprus.
More info here. ( http://thalescyprus.com/index.php?id=140 )