Mediterranean Youth Mathematical Championship, MYMC (C009) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for students who would love to explore their aptitude for mathematics further and possibly compete abroad in a team against foreign students having their same aptitude.
By the end of this unit, students should be able to:
- solve problems collaboratively
- think critically
- interact with each other socially.
21st century skills addressed in the unit:
- Critical thinking
- Social & Cultural awareness
Duration and frequency of sessions
2 hours every fortnight
Total duration of the EPU
Proposed day and time
Friday 16:30 - 19:00 (break included)
Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 5 marks
Students are expected to have an aptitude for mathematics with a competitive and collaborative mindset. They are also expected to be respectful to their peers and eventual teammates. Students are presented with problems which they solve sometimes individually, sometimes in pairs, sometimes in groups and other times as an entire group.
This unit is done jointly with students from all sixth form colleges in Malta and Gozo.
The program is open to first year students studying Mathematics at advanced matriculation level.
- No registration fees are required.
- Should the team be participating in the championship abroad there will be fees for those consenting to participate.
Dr Alexander Farrugia and Dr John Baptist Gauci