Maths Week 2020 Launches

Maths Week Ireland has been launched by Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD. The annual festival of maths returns from the 10th to 18th October with a range of largely virtual / online events and is set to attract participation by schools and people all over the island. Over 15 years Maths Week Ireland has grown to be the biggest such festival in the world in the world and is now replicated in Scotland and England. A fun, all-inclusive celebration, Maths Week promotes and develops a positive attitude towards maths in young people, and a wider awareness of the importance of maths across all sectors of society. Cross-community and cross-border participation is an important part of Maths Week.