More than three million participants are expected – schoolchildren of сlasses 1–12 from seven countries: India, Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
The IV annual online math competition, BRICSMATH.COM+, is held from November 16 to December 20 with the support of AIM and Niti Aayog, FICCI Arise, and NISA. It will be attended by schoolchildren of classes 1 to 12 from the BRICS countries, Indonesia and Vietnam. The competition is free of cost and available after registration on the BRICSMATH.COM website. The organiser of the competition is the educational online platform DinoLab.in.
The online competition will be held in all official languages of the participating countries. For India, the tasks are available in English, Hindi, and Marathi. Participants will be able to start completing tasks on any day convenient for them until December 20. One hour is allotted for solving problems. On December 21, the results of the competition will be announced, and the 1000 highest-scoring participants will receive vouchers from Amazon on the same day.
Schedule of the competition:
- November 16 through December 20, 2020: main round of the competition
- December 21, 2020: results and rewards
“I am proud to share that in this year’s 12th BRICS Summit, the 4th year of BRICSMATH+ challenge will foster collaboration and healthy competition on a global scale amongst young innovators from 7 countries. Such competitions offer an innovative methodology of assessing one’s skills and will prove to be not only educative but fun for all the students that participate in it”, said AIM Mission Director R. Ramanan.
“The BRICSMATH.COM+ is an exciting global opportunity to hone the mathematical abilities of students from Grades 1-12. This year, the competition will engage students from seven countries, including Indonesia and Vietnam in addition to the BRICS countries. We are delighted to be a partner for this initiative in India and hoping that a huge number of students will benefit from the same”. – Mr. Manit Jain, Chairman – FICCI ARISE & Co-Founder & Director, The Heritage Schools.
“The competition has been regularly held since 2017, and during this time more than two million schoolchildren have taken part in it. With the support of the Indian Ministry of Education, the number of participants in India grew 38 times in 2019. This year we expect an increase in the number of participants from seven countries – more than three million in total.
Technological educational projects such as the DinoLab platform and the BRICSMATH.COM+ competition in 2020 have become a necessary and convenient tool for the education of children in India and the world. Such projects are increasingly becoming the daily helpers of modern schools, teachers, and parents of schoolchildren. We see the effectiveness of such modern formats of educational tools for involving children in learning and improving educational results.” — Leonid Bashlykov, Head of the International Development Department at DinoLab.
Every year the participants of the competition show consistently higher results. On average, the students score more than 52 points out of 70 and the best results are obtained by students from grades 1–4 and 10–12.
Since the beginning of the BRICSMATH.COM+ competition, the most completed tasks is “Help Patrick to cross the bridge” – this has happened 90,267 times out of 91,789. This popular task is aimed at the development of spatial relations and logical thinking.
The international online mathematics competition BRICSMATH.COM+ is one of the largest international educational programs created in Russia and is popular abroad. Its mission is creative thinking and the intrinsic motivation of children, as well as fostering links between countries in the fields of education, culture, and innovation.
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Source From : Times Of India