Vietnam to host Int’l Kangaroo math contest hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The International Kangaroo Math Contest (IKMC) targeting children aged from 6-12 will take place on March 20 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City for the first time.

The programme is jointly organised by the Innovative Education Group (IEG) and the Centre for Education Research and Application (CERA) under the Vietnam National University – Hanoi branch.

Students from Hanoi will take part in the contest in Doan Thi Diem Primary School, Ngoi Sao Hanoi (Hanoi Star) Primary School, and Vinschool Primary School. Nguyen Thai Son Primary School is the contest venue in Ho Chi Minh City.

The examination has three levels, for grades 1-2, grades 3-4, and grades 5-6. The most outstanding participants will be eligible to join the Kangaroo Math Club and the Math Camp slated for July this year.

The International Kangaroo Math Contest was first held in France in 1991. The event annually draws more than 6 million contestants from 50 nations and territories across the world.-VNA