NewsLetter No: 1 - 2014
Patron: Mr Narendra Prasad Secretary: Mr Nizam Ali
Fiji National University Lomawai Secondary School
GPO Box 13747, Suva. P.O.Box 529, Sigatoka.
President: Mr Vinod Sharan Treasurer: Mr Alvin Prakash
A.D. Patel College Tavua College
P.O.Box 173, Ba P.O.Box 85, Tavua.
The Head Teacher / Principal
Dear Sir / Madam
Greetings from Fiji Mathematics Association (FMA).
FMA wishes to thank you for your loyal and praiseworthy association with FMA to make year 2013 a successful one. The activities organized last year had been a tremendous success. Our sincere thanks and appreciation to Ministry of Education, Fiji National University (FNU), Fiji TV, all Principals, Head Teachers, Heads of Department, Mathematics teachers, students and parents. Recently FMA had this year’s first executive committee meeting where there were discussions on various matters which also included the association’s activities and annual calendar for 2014. Important dates and other valuable information has been included in this newsletter to assist schools in planning their work for this year.
We look forward to your cooperation and support in our effort to promote Mathematics amongst our students.
Calendar for the Year 2014
Awards Day Saturday 7th June (Term 2 Week 4)
FMC Thursday 10th July (Term 2 Week 9)
Zonal TMC Friday 18th July (Term 2 Week 10)
TMC Finals Saturday 13th September (Term 3 Week 2)
The awards day for Fiji Mathematics Association (FMA), will be held on Saturday 07thJune, 2014 for all the three divisions. The venue for the Western division is FNU Natabua Campus, FNU Nasinu Campus for the Central division and FNU Labasa Campus for the Northern division. Fiji Mathematics Association Awards day is organised to appreciate and reward the hard work and excellence shown by students in Fiji Mathematics Competition (FMC), Team Mathematics Competitions (TMC), Mathematics external examinations and Calcul8.FMA also wishes to extend their invitation to the parents and teachers of the award recipients. The list of the award recipients is available on our website: www.fijimathsassociation.com
Fiji Mathematics Competition
FMA urges all mathematics teachers to encourage their students to participate in the Fiji Mathematics Competition as this is a very good build-up for their internal and external examination, as well as prepare for TMC. The fee for the competition is $2.50 per entry. Please forward the number of participants at different levels and school details to the treasurer at the above mentioned address (Tavua College, P.O.Box 85, Tavua) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 25th April, 2014. Schools are to forward the number of participants of all levels before the due date and payment of the fee can be made at a later date to our bank account. (Bank of Baroda Account number – 91010100004275) Please ensure to write down the school name in the narration of the deposit slip so that it is easy to identify the payment of your school.
Team Mathematics Competition / Registration
The TMC zonal competitions will be organised at four different locations, North West, South West, Central and Northern.
The registration fee for TMC stands at $25.00 per team. FMA will be taking registrations for TMC at the venue. For past year papers of both TMC and FMC competitions, visit our website: www.fijimathesassociation.com
Payment of Fees
Payment of fees, are to be made at Bank of Baroda Account number – 91010100004275
We hope to receive the full support of all the Principals, HODs, Teachers and students in all the upcoming events.
Vinod K. Sharan (Mr)
19th January, 2014