Introduction of Kangaroo Math
Kangaroo Math Competition (KMC) is an annual international math competition for primary and secondary school students. The KMC is the largest math competition in the world with more than 6 million participants annually, from 75 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. KMC has been organized in Malaysia since 2013, by Kangaroo Math Malaysia.
This year competition will be held on 21 March 2019. Mark your date!
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.
KMC Second Round (KMC2)
The Gold Medallists for KMC for all categories will be invited to participate in the KMC Second Round Contest (KMC2). KMC2 will be held at several centers. The contest will be held over a period of 2.5 hours. The paper is a mixture of MCQ and subjective problems. KMC Second Round will be on :
28 July 2019
KMC Third Round (KMC3)
The top performers from the KMC Second Round will be invited to participate in the KMC Third Round (KMC3), to be held at a centralized location in Kuala Lumpur (exact venue to be announced) for one day. The participants will follow a workshop on high-level mathematical problem solving, which culminates in a final contest. The final contest paper involves 5 subjective problems. The KMC Second Round (KMC2) and the KMC Third Round (KMC3) are optional, invitation-only programs. Students will receive national level co-curricular marks for participating in them.