35 stu­dents from UCMAS-Kuwait par­tic­i­pate in Dubai Com­pe­ti­tion

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Thirty five stu­dents from UCMAS Kuwait (Aba­cus Men­tal Arith­metic) par­tic­i­pated in the 21st UCMAS In­ter­na­tional Com­pe­ti­tion 2016 hosted by UCMAS - UAE in Dubai re­cently. The in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tion is an an­nual event or­ga­nized by UCMAS Ed­u­ca­tion Group, Malaysia with thou­sands of learn­ers from over 50 coun­tries com­pet­ing ev­ery year.

In Vis­ual com­pe­ti­tion 11-year-old Omar Man­sour won 2nd place in higher C level and 6 years old Anusha Pereira won 2nd place in el­e­men­tary B cat­e­gory. Omar Man­sour who also par­tic­i­pated in lis­ten­ing cal­cu­la­tion com­pe­ti­tion reached to the fi­nal level till 3 dig­its 40 rows and to the 14th po­si­tion in a tough com­pe­ti­tion amongst 180 stu­dents from all over the world. Each stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in the com­pe­ti­tion re­ceived a pa­per rang­ing be­tween 100-200 arith­metic math prob­lems de­pend­ing on their level and age. They get time of 8 min­utes to fin­ish as many prob­lems as they can.

Universal Con­cept Men­tal Arith­metic Sys­tem is an in­ter­na­tional ed­u­ca­tion or­ga­ni­za­tion glob­ally rec­og­nized as a leader in whole brain devel­op­ment and men­tal arith­metic train­ing. This gives the chil­dren con­sid­er­able im­prove­ment in aca­demic per­for­mance as well as level of con­cen­tra­tion. More­over it is com­ple­men­tary to the School Cur­ricu­lum and well ac­cepted by ed­u­ca­tion ex­perts world­wide. Con­grat­u­la­tions to all UCMAS stu­dents who par­tic­i­pated and the win­ners.

Adeeb Shuhaiber and Maha Mutawa be­gan Elec­tion Day on KTV2 on Novem­ber 26, 2016 with ex­ten­sive cov­er­age as polling sta­tions opened in all five con­stituen­cies. The spe­cial live show in­cluded guests, live feeds from the polling cen­ters and spe­cial re­ports on Kuwait’s demo­cratic his­tory.

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