Maths 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.....
Maths 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
The Dam Busters
Making a Maze
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.
NZQA is presently advertising for markers for this year's external NCEA and NZ Scholarship examinations. NZQA is advertising for a L3 Calculus Materials Developer (who works with the examiner to set the external examination papers).
Can your students win $6000 in New Zealand's Next Top Engineering Scientist?
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.