The Metrobank Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines and the Department of Education, is set to hold the 2013 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge (MMC) from January to April 2013.
The MMC provides our children with a venue to hone their mathematical skills in an atmosphere of friendly competition. The overall objective is to contribute in improving the quality of mathematics education in the Philippines. Specifically, it aims to: (a) awaken greater interest in Mathematics among elementary and high school students in both private and public schools all over the country; (b) encourage students to strive for excellence in Mathematics; (c) encourage mastery of basic mathematical skills; (d) discover mathematical talents among elementary and high school students; and (e) provide students opportunities in leadership and cooperative undertaking.
In the 2012 MMC, more than a half million students joined in the elimination rounds representing 34,221 schools, 200 divisions and 17 regions in the country.
The competition is open to all elementary and secondary public and private school students nationwide. The deadline for submission of application to all DepEd Divisions is on December 3, 2012. You may download the Registration Forms at www.mbfoundation.org.ph or through the MMC Facebook Fanpage.