Students need mathematics to meet the dynamic challenges of their future studies, careers or daily life in an information-rich society with rapid development in technology. The overall curriculum aims of the Mathematics Education Key Learning Area are to develop in students
- the ability to think critically and creatively, to conceptualise, to inquire and reason mathematically, and to use mathematics to formulate and solve problems in daily life as well as in mathematical contexts and other disciplines;
- the ability to communicate with others and express their views clearly and logically in mathematical language;
- the ability to manipulate numbers, symbols and other mathematical objects;
- the number sense, symbol sense, spatial sense and a sense of measurement as well as the capability of appreciating structures and patterns;
- a positive attitude towards mathematics learning and the capability of appreciating the aesthetic nature and cultural aspects of mathematics.
Students from primary schools in Tseung Kwan O joined Maths Arena, an inter-school competition held at CDG