Education

Second Stage of Mathematics Competition Was Held

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:01 PM

 KURDISTAN  (June 23, 2020) -  Rwanga Foundation held the second stage of ‘Mathematics  Competition’ across KRI in which  60 students are competing to win the  first, second and third titles. 

 

The competition was held with taking the instructions of the Ministry of Health into consideration; students were given hand sanitizers, masks and gloves before entering the examination halls. We have ensured the suggested distance between the student desks inside the hall.

The Objectives of the project are to motivate students through a competition, and raise awareness of the parents of students about importance of science stream subjects, especially mathematics.

Sixty students from 10th grade competed from six General Directories of Education in the Kurdistan region including Erbil, Sulaimani, Duhok of Garmiyan, Kirkuk and Halabja. The Sixty students were chosen among 614 students in the first stage of the competition. A total of Six Students (one student from each Directorate) will be filtered through the competition and compete again on the third stage. At the final stage, three students will compete to win the first, second, and third places.

The mathematics competition consists of four stages.

  • Stage One: 614 students compete first stage to enter the second stage in which only 60 students will remain.
  • Second Stage: 60 students compete in which 6 students will remain for the second stage.
  • Third Stage: 6 students will compete live in which only 3 students will remain.
  • Fourth Stage: 3 students will compete live (on the same day of the third stage) to win the title of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

In order to motivate the students to compete and care more about the project’s main, the three winners will get prizes. 1st place winner will get $2,000 and wins a scientific trip to a country outside of Iraq and $2,000 will be given to the school. 2nd place winner will get $1,500, and $1,500 will be given to the school. Also, the 3rd place winner will get $1250, and the schools will get $1,250.

Mathematics Competition 2020 is implemented by Rwanga Foundation in coordination with the Ministry of Education, and sponsored by Al-hayat Pepsi company.