Are You Ready for Maths Week 2020?
Maths Week is just two weeks away and already over 100,000 students across the country are signed up. So it’s time to make sure your school gets part of the action by signing up now and be in with a chance of winning a Samsung Galaxy tablet or a set of IZAK9 Cubes for your school.
Maths Week Ireland is an annual all-island festival dedicated to raising awareness and appreciation of maths and numeracy among young people, parents and the wider population. From October 10th– 18th, over 400,000 people, including students (Of all ages) and the general public, will take part in events across the island focused on driving home the benefits of maths and all the opportunities it brings for individuals, society and the economy.
Now in its 15th year, Maths Week Ireland continues to be the largest festival of maths in the world. It is organised by the Calmast STEM Outreach Hub in Waterford and over the years has evolved into a partnership with more than 50 organisations including universities, institutes of technology, teacher training colleges, further education, professional bodies, museums, libraries and visitor centres and other groups, all united with the shared vision of making maths accessible to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Their maxim is simple, yet inclusive: “Maths for All”.