Exploring maths through problem solving

About Us


The Australasian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiads (APSMO) is a not-for-profit, professional organisation established in 1987.  Our aim is to:

Affiliated with MOEMS (Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools) in the United States, which offers one of the most influential maths competitions around the world, APSMO has over 100,000 students across Australia and New Zealand participating in maths problem solving programs each year.   These programs are designed to develop a problem solving pathway of achievement and provide both mainstream and high achieving students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge.

APSMO also supports teachers and students by providing a range of resources to complement the teaching of mathematical problem solving, including a number of textbooks available for purchase on this site. We also provide a range of Professional Learning workshops in mathematical problem solving for teachers.

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