Maths camp for High Mathematics Potential Rural and Regional 2018 Year 10 Students

Applications for 2018 are now open

Download an application form here.

In 2018 the MAV will again host the successful Mathematics Camp. The mathematics camp brings together high potential rural and regional students to experience what a career in some of the most exciting organisations in the STEM industry look like.

A selection process results in 24 Year 10 regional students participating in a 4 and half day camp in metropolitan Melbourne and completing a real-world mathematics project.

The Mathematics Camp will be held during the first week of the Term 3 school holidays (Monday 2nd – Friday 6th July). 

The aim of the program is to provide a chance for students to gather with like-minded peers and work in small groups to explore hands-on, industry problems.

The MAV has partnered with four mathematical industries. Each industry will provide students with a project investigation.

Students will receive daily mentoring by mathematicians and industry representatives.

Students develop their project presentation and solution as a team, developing 21st century skills including communication, problem solving and creative and critical thinking.

The open-ended projects stretch the application of mathematics past students’ usual experience and challenge them to come up with innovative solutions.

The week culminates in students presenting their project findings in the presence of the industry partners, invited guests and parents.

Additionally, secondary teachers will also provide on-going support. It will be an engaging, practical and hands-on look at how mathematics is used to solve problems in a variety of industry fields.

The MAV will provide:

  • three meals per day
  • accommodation (twin share)
  • travel in and around Melbourne
  • return travel to and from Melbourne, to the value of $50,
  • all programmed activities.

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 25 MAY, 5PM

 

The Education State \ Victoria State Government | Education and TrainingThe maths camp is funded by the Victorian Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnership Program.

 

 

Who can apply - Victorian Regions and Regional Cities

Who can apply - Victorian Regions and Regional Cities

Download an application form here.

PLEASE NOTE: this is an online form. Download, save to your desktop, type in your responses, save and email to Helen Haralambous.

For more information contact Helen Haralambous, hharalambous@mav.vic.edu.au. 

 

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