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Great news for teachers, Scholarships Available

ScholarshipBoardMaths Scholarships available.  

TeachNZ scholarships focus on areas where teachers are needed. Every year we review data on teaching vacancies and trends in the teaching workforce to make sure the scholarships continue to target areas of need.....

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Win $6000 in New Zealand's Next Top Engineering Scientist

Can your students win $6000 in New Zealand's Next Top Engineering Scientist?

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This fun and challenging day long competition is for teams of three to four senior students, who have interests in mathematics and science.

The 2016 competition will run near the start of term 3, on Saturday the 6th of August. The problem is revealed at 9am in the morning and students work in their teams to provide a solution by 6pm of that day.  First prize is $6,000 plus there are two runner-up prizes of $2,000.

For more information and to register your team(s) see the Department of Engineering Science website at the University of Auckland: www.des.auckland.ac.nz/competition

Registrations close Friday 29th of July.

Maths Week Monday August 8th – Friday August 12th, 2016

mathsweek logoMaths Week Monday August 8th – Friday August 12th, 2016

Have you registered yet?

Up to today we have received 110,367 from 940 schools.

This year Maths Week offers

  • A new look face
  • More interactive challenges
  • Maths for Year 1 to Year 11 students
  • Using maths in unusual situations
  • Olympic Games problems with N.Z. athletes
  • Snow-boarding in France
  • The latest largest Prime Number
  • “The Sound of Music” musical
  • Route 66
  • The Dam Busters
  • Championship Darts
  • Codes
  • Making a Maze
  • Interactive games.
  • Pascal’s Triangle  and lots of other challenges…

All teachers who register will get a copy of the answers and helpful notes for themselves before Maths Week.  Please encourage all Teachers in your school to register their students. Here is a week of maths lessons for every level of students, with answers!   Teachers need to register themselves and their students early!  Maths Week has been written for students or schools to use their computing devices. It’s ideal for students to use on tablets and mobile phones.

Maths Week is free for New Zealand schools.  It is part sponsored by The New Zealand Ministry of Education and  The New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers.

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Math TreeCome along, meet new friends, grow your network, talk to prospective employers, oh and use your maths skills to solve real applied problems happening right now…

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