YEREVAN, March 26. / ARKA /. The international math competition "Kangaroo 2014" will be held March 27 in schools of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, AYB education foundation said.
This year's competition has attracted more than 44,200 students from grades 3-12 in 1040 schools in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, it said.
In Armenia the contest is being held for the sixth time.
The exclusive organizer of the contest in Armenia is AYB education foundation. The competition is held under the patronage of the ministries of education and science of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Mathematical Kangaroo is an international competition. There are twelve levels of participation: from grade 1 to grade 12. The competition is held annually on the third Thursday of March.
According to the organizers, the key competence tested by the Kangaroo is logical combination, not just pure knowledge of formulas.
Because of the rising popularity of the Mathematical Kangaroo in many participating countries, it is currently the most participated scholar math competition: over 7,000,000 students from 63 countries are to take part in this year’s competition. -0-