Introduction of Kangaroo Math
Kangaroo Math Competition is an annual international math competition for primary and secondary school students. The Kangaroo Math Competition is the largest math competition in the world with more than 6 million participants annually, from 82 countries. The contest originated from France and is administered globally by Association Kangourou sans Frontieres (AKSF). Each local contest is organized locally by a national organizer. Kangaroo Math has been organized in Malaysia since 2013, by Kangaroo Math Malaysia.
To allow Malaysian school students to achieve certification and recognition from an internationally prominent education body.
To support the internationalization effort of Malaysia’s education system as outlined in “Pelan Pembangunan Pendidikan Malaysia 2013-2025”.
To increase Malaysia’s participation to be at par with other established countries in the International Kangaroo Mathematics Competition.
To popularize mathematical enrichment activities among students and teachers in Malaysia.
To expose students with math problems designed by internationally renowned math educators.
To allow students to apply their knowledge in Mathematics that they have learned in school.