2019 Primary and Early Childhood Mathematics Education Conference

The Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV) in collaboration with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education’s Mathematics Education Group (MEG) present a conference focusing on primary school mathematics education.

After great success over the past two years, we will again hold a conference for primary mathematics leaders and teachers.

In 2019 we will strengthen day 1 to focus more on leadership.

Leading whole school improvement in mathematics education   Improving classroom-based learning; Primary and Early Childhood
Thursday 20 June, 2019   Friday 21 June, 2019

For mathematics leaders and those with an interest in mathematics education leadership within primary schools, including Principals, Deputy Principals, Numeracy Leaders, Academics, Vic DET, VCAA and others.

Themes for the day:

  • investigate the tools and techniques to support improved practice through collaborative professional learning communities
  • develop an understanding of how to measure whole school improvement
  • explore an understanding of the maths proficiency strands and general capabilities, and the teaching practices to support student development in mathematics
  • support teachers to lead the integration of both digital and design technologies within mathematics education
  • Engaging community and family in your mathematics program
 

This day is designed for primary teachers and early childhood educators regardless of experience level. Sessions will build your confidence and develop your professional ability as a mathematics educator in a supportive, hands-on and engaging series of workshops.

Themes for the day:

  • improve your mathematics content & content pedagogical knowledge
  • work towards greater cognitive engagement through inquiry-based approaches
  • strengthen your ability to cater for diverse ranges of student needs (differentiation)
  • consolidate approaches to embedding critical and creative thinking
  • discover best practice integration of both digital and design technologies within mathematics education
  • Engaging community and family in your mathematics program

This truly collaborative event is hosted at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne and includes high-quality presenters and a variety of session options. Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

Download the conference flier or the extended program

 
Venue:
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 234 Queensberry Street, University of Melbourne
Time: 9.00am (Registration from 8.30am) until 4.30 pm including networking drinks and nibbles

  • Online booking only accepted.
  • Registration is not confirmed until payment is received.
  • Registrations will close when capacity is full, or on Friday 14th June, whichever comes first.

Register here for Day 1: Leading whole school improvement in mathematics education

Register here for Day 2: Improving classroom-based learning; Primary and Early Childhood
 

Registration for MAV Member: (20% discount): $280 per day.
Non-member: $350 per day.

Special MAV membership offer

To receive the member rate, you must first be a MAV member. If you are not a MAV member and wish to attend this conference, you can join the MAV with a 35% discount off a ‘Primary School membership’ from only $200. Alternatively, join as an individual member for 35% off - only $112.

Contact mgreen@mav.vic.edu.au to redeem this offer prior to completing your conference registration.

Download the conference flier or the extended program

Numbers are strictly limited, so book quickly!

For information about bookings contact Jacqui Diamond: jdiamond@mav.vic.edu.au. For other inquiries contact maths-ed@unimelb.edu.au

 

 

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Peter Batchelor

Peter is the Webmaster of the Mathematical Association of Victoria. A long, long time ago he was a Primary teacher and then taught computer subjects and Mathematics to Year 10 before becoming a lecturer at RMIT and then working with subject associations to develop their web presence.

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