Schools collaborate to showcase Maths at Berbice exhibition

first_imgAn initiative to boost mathematics in schools and make it interesting and simple was hosted at the University of Guyana Tain Campus in Berbice.A Mathematics tent and exhibition catering to primary schools was hosted under the theme “Math is useful and fun”, and saw schools collaborating to showcase mathematics in various ways.Exhibits at the Maths Tent held at the UG Tain, Berbice CampusThere were creative games designed by teachers and students to make the subject interesting and retain the children’s interest.The collaborative event between the Department of Education and the Primary Education Improvement Programme in Region Six also drew participation from nursery and secondary schools.Coordinator of the Mathematics Primary Improvement Education Programme in the region, Doreen Patterson, explained that the activity is a countrywide one, and programmes of similar nature are currently ongoing in other parts of Guyana.“The action taken by the Government to implement such a programme into the primary school system has provided tremendous help to students, since they have improved in their performances,” Patterson is quoted by the Department of Public Information as saying.The long-serving educator stated that she plans to continue working along with the Department of Education to widen the knowledge base of the students.last_img

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