I. General Information
Once again the Asia Pacific Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (APMOPS) 2014 will be co-hosted in Vietnam by KinderWorld Education Group and Hwa Chong Institution of Singapore. APMOPS was first held in Vietnam in 2009. In 2010, two Vietnamese students achieved 11 and 12 places in the final round out of 7728 regional participants. In 2011, Vietnam had 13 students who received Platinum Certificates, 16 students received Gold Certificates, 31 students received Silver Certificates and 57 students received Bronze Certificates. In 2012, the Vietnam Team received 3 Gold medals ranking 12, 18 and 22 in the Invitation Round. In 2013, the Vietnam Team received 5 Gold medals ranking 4, 9, 28, 29 and 30 in the Invitation Round organized on 1 June 2013 at Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore. This was also the first time 2 Vietnamese students were in the Top 10 of the competition. Both were from Hanoi.
Hwa Chong Institution is a premier independent school with a rich history of 90 years. The school has the highest Oxford University and Cambridge University admission rate in Singapore and has the most number of awardees of the President’s Scholarship, Singapore.
The Asia Pacific Mathematical Olympiad for Primary Schools (APMOPS) is a prestigious event whereby students from countries in the Asia-Pacific region including Australia, India, Singapore, China, New Zealand and Vietnam have the opportunity to interact and compete with top students in Mathematics.
This year, KinderWorld will sponsor Return Air Tickets: Hanoi – Singapore – Hanoi for the top students in Vietnam to participate in the Invitation Round. All expenses in Singapore including accommodation, food and local tours will be sponsored by Hwa Chong Institution.
There are two Rounds in the APMOPS 2014 Competition. The First Round will be held at Singapore International School campuses (operated by KinderWorld Education Group) in Hanoi and Binh Duong on Saturday 12 April 2014.
Students who are among the top qualifiers from the First Round will be invited to participate in the Final Invitation Round and Prize Presentation Ceremony to be held on Saturday 31 May 2014 at Hwa Chong Institution in Singapore.
Please be advised that students’ raw scores will not be publicized; only final results are released to parents and students.
A. First Round
1. Date of Competition: Saturday 12 April 2014
- Hanoi: Singapore International School @ Cau Giay Dilmah Building, Duy Tan Street, Dich Vong Hau Ward
- Binh Duong: Singapore International School @ Binh Duong New City, Lot F7, The New Urbanization Zone of Binh Duong Industrial Service and Urbanization Complex, Hoa Phu Ward, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong
Students must be born between 1 July 2001 and 30 June 2002, (both dates inclusive) or high school students born after 30 June 2002.
Registration fee: VND 650,000 / student
B. Invitation Round
1. Date of Competition: Saturday 31 May 2014
2. Venue: Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore
Top qualifying participants from the First Round will be invited by Hwa Chong Institution for the Invitation Round in Singapore. Each qualifying participant will require a current and valid passport with no less than 6 months validity.
KinderWorld Education Group will sponsor the 8 top participants with return air fares: Hanoi – Singapore – Hanoi.
All expenses in Singapore including accommodation, food and local tours will be sponsored by Hwa Chong Institution.
All other expenses such as domestic flights to / from Hanoi, passport and personal allowance are not included.
5. Prizes for the Invitation Round:
A total of 40 Individual Prizes will be awarded by Hwa Chong Institution to the top 40 participants in the Asia Pacific region in the Invitation Round. Prizes are as follows:
1st Prize : S$1000 and 1 medal
2nd Prize : S$800 and 1 medal
3rd Prize : S$500 and 1 medal
4th – 5th Prize : S$300 and 1 medal
6th – 10th Prize : S$100 and 1 medal
11th – 40th Prize : 1 medal per award
6. Announcement of Winners:
The winners of the Invitation Round will be announced on Saturday 31 May 2014 at the Prize Presentation Ceremony in Singapore.
For further information, please contact KinderWorld Education Group’s coordinators
North Examination Centre:
Ms. Ngo Thanh Duc
KinderWorld Vietnam Joint-stock Company
3rd Floor, Somerset Hoa Binh Tower, 106 Hoang Quoc Viet Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
Tel: (84-4) 3755 8186
South Examination Centre:
Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Mai
KinderWorld Vietnam Joint-stock Company
Unit 808, 8th Floor, CentrePoint, 106 Nguyen Van Troi Street, Ward 8, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (84-8) 3997 9573 / 3997 9529
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