The Department of Basic Education is inviting and encouraging all teachers and parents of pupils from Grade 1 to 12 to register them for this year’s #BRICSMATH competition.
The competition will be held online on their website and it is completely free of charge.
BRICSMATH.COM+ is a large internal online mathematics competition that takes every year for learners between Grade 1 and 12. The competition was first held in 2017 and since then it has grown so much.
Now the competition is available to learners from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa and Vietnam. The competition activities are available in Chinese, English, Hindi, Indonesian, Portuguese, Russian, and Vietnamese.
The #BRICSMATH Competition was started to encourage an interest in Mathematics and develop logical reasoning and fundamental skills, as well as to unite children from different parts of the world.
This year it is the 5th BRICSMATH.COM+ and is dedicated to the 13th BRICS Summit which will take place in India.
All learners in Grades 1 to 12 from the 7 countries may take part in the competition, all they need is an electronic device and an internet connection.
The competition includes 10 colourful interactive mathematics tasks. The tasks on logical and spatial thinking do not require an in-depth knowledge of the mathematics curriculum learnt at school.
These tasks include blueberry cookies, crossing the river, dragon ship and the mystery of the ancient temple.
How To Register For #BRICSMATH?
- Click here to register for the #BRICSMATH competition.
- Select “Sign Up”.
- Choose to sign up as a teacher or parent.
- Fill in the required information.
The trial round of the competition begins on 21 September until 18 October 2021 and the main round takes place between 19 October and 22 November 2021.
[COMPETITION] Inviting all parents and teachers of learners from Grade 1 – 12 to register learners to take part in this year’s #BRICSMATH competition. The competition is held online on https://t.co/uAVfJ1hyvw and is completely free of charge. pic.twitter.com/9bjt3L84hM
— Dep. Basic Education (@DBE_SA) September 10, 2021