This year because of the global Covid 19 pandemic, the number of events are limited. Please check back here as we will continue to post events as they are confirmed.

MathsWeek2020

ONLINE Event

Audience: Maths for All  Maths Week Ireland will run from 10th - 18th October 2020. If you are doing activities or taking part in any of the events please register on the website. Maths Week Ireland is a co-operative movement with local partners all over Ireland together with schools and teachers changing attitudes towards maths.

Number patterns with Susan Okereke

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 7-10; 2nd-4th class (ROI); Y4-Y6 (NI) Maths Week welcomes one of UK’s most popular Maths teachers, Susan Okereke. Discover patterns as she demonstrates how times-tables are related to each other through the magic of colouring in. Showing how different times-tables develop patterns on a 100 grid. Make sure to have your pens and pencils

Free

Living Maths with Bobby Seagull

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 12-15; 1st-3rd Year (ROI); Y9-Y11 (NI) For Bobby, maths was instrumental in unlocking the secrets of everyday life from understanding the randomness of football results, to organising his time and his choice of music. Using stories from his own life, Bobby brings his infectious enthusiasm to everything from the right number of friends

Free

Big & Small with Caroline Ainsley

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 4-7; Jnr-1st class (ROI); Y1-Y3 (NI) A show all about scale and the importance of scaling different shapes using balloons, soap bubbles AND paper, participants will have hands on opportunity to make two different scale models of a paper airplane. The participants will need paper, scotch tape and as an optional extra, round

Free

Maths v Sport with Tom Crawford

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 15-18; TY 5th-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) How do you take the perfect penalty? What is the limit of human endurance? Where is the best place to attempt a world record? Maths has all of the answers and I’ll be telling you how to use it to be better at sport (results may vary). For

Free

Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 7-12; 2nd-6th class (ROI); Y4-Y8 (NI) Maths Rocks features a series of mathematical surprises that you never knew about. You might even learn some magic tricks you can show other people. For more on MathsWeekTV: https://www.mathsweek.ie/2021/mathsweektv-primary/

Free

It Doesn’t Add Up with Ken Farquhar

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 7-12; 2nd-6th class (ROI); Y4-Y8 (NI) Pick a card any card, is this it?? No? Any of these? Yes? How does that work? Could it really involve Maths? A show with no sleight of hand, just some fantastic maths. Dr Ken presents some of his favourite tricks revealing all the maths behind them.

Free

Momentous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 9-12; 4th-6th class (ROI); Y6-Y8 (NI) One Sided Paper explores the strange Mobius strips that you can cut in half, yet they stay together! The Pennies that Reach the Sun starts with a chess board with one penny (or cent) on the first square. The next square has two, then four, then eight…

Free

The Hamilton Walk

ONLINE Event

The Hamilton Walk is an annual event held each year in Dublin on the 16th of October, the anniversary of the day in 1843 when William Rowan Hamilton discovered the non-commutative algebraic system known as quaternions, while walking with his wife along the banks of the Royal Canal. This year with restrictions the normal walk cant

Free

Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

ONLINE Event

Maths Rocks features a series of mathematical surprises that you never knew about. You might even learn some magic tricks you can show other people. Audience: 5th- 6th class (ROI); Y6-Y7 (NI) Register your class here.

The Maths of Crowds

Online

In this session, Dr. Aoife Hunt will explore some unexpected applications of maths in the world of large crowd flow. Aoife works as a consultant on some of the biggest events and venues in the world (e.g., Wembley, the Eiffel Tower) to make sure that crowd flow is efficient and safe. In her talk, Aoife

Big and Small with Caroline Ainslie

ONLINE Event

A show all about scale and the importance of scaling different shapes using balloons, soap bubbles AND paper, participants will have hands on opportunity to make two different scale models of a paper airplane. The participants will need paper, scotch tape and as an optional extra, round balloons and a pump so they can have

Living Maths with Bobby Seagull

Online

For Bobby, maths was instrumental in unlocking the secrets of everyday life from understanding the randomness of football results, to organising his time and his choice of music. Using stories from his own life, Bobby brings his infectious enthusiasm to everything from the right number of friends to have to the power of prime numbers

Free

Primary Teacher Workshop with Steve Sherman

Online

Join international educator Steve Sherman, Chief Imagination Officer of livingmaths.com, in this hands-on workshop where he will introduce you to a range of digital, online and physical ideas to implement in your classroom. It will be like a maths makeover! To register your interest in this event, please fill out the below form.

Maths Week Mini Quiz with Franz Schlindwein

ONLINE Event

Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Maths Week Mega Quiz, we have decided to run a similar event for pupils in 2nd – 3rd class , primary 3-4. This highly visual problem solving quiz will be facilitated live via Zoom and each class must work as a team and submit one set of answers

Curious Maths with Rob Eastaway

Online

Everyone loves a quiz – but this quiz is a bit curious.  First, there are only seven questions.  Second, most people get most of the questions wrong (but that’s fine because nobody is recording anybody’s score).  And third, you’ll discover some really curious things about the real world as you go along.  This is maths

Maths Week Mega Quiz with Franz Schlindwein

ONLINE Event

Join Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This transition event, in which more than 3000 pupils participated last year, is specially designed for pupils in the last year of Primary and the first year of Secondary schools. During this highly visual maths quiz, delivered live via Zoom, each class works together and submits

Maths V Sport with Thomas Crawford

ONLINE Event

How do you take the perfect penalty? What is the limit of human endurance? Where is the best place to attempt a world record? Maths has all of the answers and I’ll be telling you how to use it to be better at sport (results may vary). Audience: TY 5th-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) Register your class

Cuthbert Sees Double with Sally Lunt

ONLINE Event

This workshop focuses on the doubling. Beginning with a purpose written story followed by a question-and-answer session and then an arty maths activity to reinforce learning. This workshop will help children to see that doubling a number is the same as adding the number to itself. Participating teachers need to have the following: Dice or

Maths Careers Panel

ONLINE Event

Careers event showcasing the many careers involving maths, moderated by Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. Audience: TY-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) Register your class here.