MATHletes All-Ireland 2015 Champions

Mathleats Challenge

The National Finals of the 2015 MATHletes Challenge took place on Saturday, May 2nd in Dublin City University.

 

The National Finals of the 2015 MATHletes Challenge took place on Saturday, May 2nd in Dublin City University.

Over €40,000 in prizes were awarded throughout the Challenge, including trophies, iPads, chromebooks, Lego education workshops & classroom materials, and €15,000 in university scholarships thanks to Dublin City University. 8 individuals and 4 schools were crowned MATHletes All-Ireland 2015 Champions.

The school winners were Holy Family SNS, Swords CO. Dublin and Cloghans Hill NS, Tuam, Co. Mayo (Primary division) and Final Community College, Swords, Co. Dublin and Ramsgrange Community School, New Ross, Co. Wexford (Secondary division).

MATHletes Challenge is a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths.Students from 4th to 6th class in primary school and 1st to 5th year in secondary school junior cycle are eligible for the 2015 Challenge.

Students compete online through the Khan Academy website, and face to face against their peers, with over €20,000 in prizes and the title of MATHletes Challenge All-Ireland Champion on offer.

Students can participate individually in the Student Challenge and/or with their school in the School Challenge, with top scorers advancing to county, provincial and national finals in May. Students will also be able to connect with other contestants by attending free Khan Clubs which will be held in the National Educations Centres across the country.

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