Wednesday, 21 May 2014

MATHletes Challenge 2014 National Finals

Event: MATHletes Challenge 2014 National Finals

Date: Saturday 24 May 2014

Time: 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (final presentation - at 3.30 p.m)

Venue: The CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 1

Point of Contact: Kelly Kirkpatrick / +353 83 1413604

About MATHletes Challenge National Finals:

On Saturday 24th May 2014, The CHQ Building in the IFSC, Dublin will host the national finals of the MATHletes Challenge 2014.

Launched in February by tech entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan of SOS Ventures, and supported by The Khan Academy, the MATHletes Challenge 2014 is a new national maths competition which uses the Khan Academy method of learning maths, and aims to improve the overall standard of Ireland’s math students.

3,000 students have taken part in the MATHletes Challenge 2014, spending almost 900,000 minutes on MATHletes both in and out of the classroom, with 150 students qualifying for the national finals on 24 May, competing for the title of MATHletes Challenge National Champion 2014 aswell as €20,000 in prizes.

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