Maths challenge for Offaly students returns with €20,000 prize fund for students and schools

The eagerly anticipated All-Ireland maths challenge that has taken Ireland by storm for the past two years is back, with a prize fund of €20,000 for students and schools. Registration for students and teachers throughout Offaly is now open for LearnStorm Ireland. Originally called MATHletes, the challenge was started in 2014 by technology entrepreneur Sean […]

Tullamore student is top of the leaderboard in Offaly

Mateusz Krawczyk, a fifth class student from Rahan National School, Tullamore is currently Offaly’s top MATHlete, with the second round of challenges having taken place last week in the new and exciting national maths challenge. Last week saw a surge in the number of entrants, with the latest figures revealing that over 1000 students and […]

New MATHletes Challenge competition now open to Offaly students

MATHletes Challenge 2014, a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths, has been launched by Irish American Technology Entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan and Ciaran Cannon T.D., Minister for Training and Skills at the Department of Education. Starting on 1st February, MATHletes Challenge 2014 will provide participants with a fun, competitive, engaging […]