The mathematics festival organized by Inha university will take place between 6th and 8th of January.
"Entertaining mathematics» (Touch Math) will be open to teachers and students, but will also welcome anyone who is interested in mathematics.
The festival aims to increase the interest of children in the subject by involving them in a variety of intellectual and entertaining games, exercises, quizzes and activities .
20 best teachers and professors from South Korea arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in this festival. They will be given the opportunity to share experience with the latest methods of teaching mathematics with local teachers. Also 70 students of IUT will participate in the festival as volunteers.
Honorary guest of the festival, professor of Inha University in South Korea, Hong Chang, will hold several lectures on the topics of hypercube and applied mathematics. In addition, the competitions for students and teachers will be awarded various prizes.
The ceremony of awarding the winners will be held on the 7th of January, 2016. Under the terms of the contest, the participants would have to solve the problem by Professor IUT in English. The most talented contestants will have a chance to take part in a program to improve their skills and continue their education in graduate or doctoral studies at the leading universities in South Korea.
Children aged 9 to 15 are encouraged to participate in the “Hour of Programming”. As part of “Hour of Programming”, they will have a chance to attend a free lesson on the visual programming language “Scratch”, during the two days of the festival , 7 and 8 January , from 10 am to 11 am.