We regularly update lists of Australian and international conferences in mathematics education, STEM education, scholarship of teaching and learning and higher education.
You can also find further conferences on sites such as:
- USA American Mathematical Society Calendar of events.
- UK Institute of Mathematics and its applications conference listing.
- Australia AustMS conference listing.
2017. NSW ANZIAM branch meeting
Tuesday 21st November
The New South Wales branch of ANZIAM will hold a one-day meeting on
Tuesday 21st November at the University of Wollongong (building 3, room 121).
The meeting will run from approximately 10am to 5.30pm.
The invited speaker is Dr Catherine Penington from Macquarie University.
A small registration fee will be charged to help cover the costs of
morning/afternoon tea and lunch. Cash payments will be accepted at the
beginning of the meeting.
Full Fee. $30
ANZIAM member. $15
Student giving a presentation $ 0
ANZIAM student not giving a presentation $ 5
Student not giving a presentation $10
f you would like to give a presentation or are planning on attending
please contact A/P Mark Nelson (email@example.com)
Web-Page for RSVP
We have a Teaching and Learning seminar next week on Friday 24th November at 4pm in Red Centre room RC-MO32. This is the much anticipated, and previously postponed, seminar on NUMBAS, presented by Daniel Mansfield.
Everyone is welcome to the seminar and to join us for discussion afterwards over wine and cheese in the staff common room.
Title:The use of customized feedback using NUMBAS in MATH1081.
Speaker: Dr Daniel Mansfield, UNSW Sydney.
Time and Place: 4pm. Red Centre, RC-MO32.
Abstract: In 2017 the UNSW School of Mathematics and Statistics began using on-line tools to provide helpful and constructive feedback to students in MATH1081 Discrete Mathematics. NUMBAS is a free, open source and highly versatile package that can be used for formative or summative assessment.
This talk will introduce NUMBAS, its features, and how it has impacted upon student learning in 2017s2.
The 11th Delta Conference will take place in Brazil for the first time ever, and only the second time in South America! Delta conferences began in 1997 with a conference in Brisbane, Australia, and are held every two years. The conferences have been held in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and one in Argentina in 2007. The Brazil Delta Conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics will take place in Gramado, a “German” town in Southern Brazil. The area is full of trails for walking, waterfalls and has the warm and welcoming feeling that every small town has.
Where: Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
When: 26 November – 1 December 2017
Final date for paper submissions: 31 June 2017
More information here.
The conference brings together like-minded individuals who teach, design, work-in, support or research tertiary enabling programs in all their many forms.
· The Conference theme is Enabling Learning, Enabling Teaching
· Two pre-conference workshops are available
Where: The conference is hosted by Southern Cross University.
When: 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2017
Register by: 10th Nov
Since 2002 TERNZ has provided a forum for enquiry into learning and teaching in the New Zealand tertiary sector. It aims to support and develop a community who share a common interest in research. It also provides an opportunity to step back and examine the direction in which education is moving, and the means by which practitioners might influence that direction. A distinctive feature of the conference is the emphasis on creating time for discussion and space for reflection. We aim to continue a dialogue which transcends disciplinary boundaries, and to promote further exploration of a research approach to teaching and learning.
Submission of Abstracts: Closes 1 October 2017
Date: 29 Nov – 1 Dec
Location: Massey University
More information here
We’re pleased to announce that ACEMS have provided funding for travel support for the 2017 Mathematical Educational Software Interest Group (MESIG) meeting in Melbourne on Mon 4th December. Thanks to ACEMS for their support. Please email us ASAP if you are interested in seeking support for travel to Melbourne for MESIG. Preference will be given to early-career academics and students. Feel free to forward this to interested colleagues.
The programme for MESIG 2017 is now available on the website: http://sites.google.com/site/mesig17melbourne Registration is still open!
The NZ FYiMaths group will be running a workshop during the Mathematics Education Day as part of the NZMS Colloquium in Auckland on Wednesday December 6th.
This workshop, entitled ‘First Year in Mathematics (FYiMaths) at University, the challenges faced by lecturers and students in an ever-changing landscape’ is split into two parts:
In part 1 we will have discussions exploring the issues faced by students and teachers of first year mathematics at University.
In part 2 we will consider key points and concerns raised in Part 1 and how we currently address these and ways we can aspire to attend to them in the future.
Please contact Julie Novac (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Date: 6th December
At MAV17, learn first-hand about the latest developments in mathematics education and be inspired by the wide-range of sessions available. Network with primary, secondary and tertiary teachers; teacher educators, researchers and academics; resource providers and representatives from government and other education bodies.
Date: Thurs 7th Dec – Fri 8th Dec
Location: La Trobe University, Victoria
More information here
I-MELT will be a meeting place of minds sharing a common conceptualisation that engages students and educator in many diverse ways, contexts and cultural settings. The conference will use the Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching as the conceptual frameworks for our shared conversations.
Date: 11-13 December, 2017
Where: Adelaide, South Australia
More information here
On January 24th, 2018 the teaching induction MOOC ‘Contemporary approaches to university teaching’ which was developed by colleagues in 20 universities, will be launched. This MOOC introduces key learning and teaching concepts and strategies to those who are in their first few years of university teaching. The self-paced MOOC is comprised of 11 expert-developed modules, plus specialty modules and resources for sessional staff, librarians and IT specialists who teach, in fact anyone who teaches at university.
If you would like to register your interest in enrolling, please do so at https://goo.gl/forms/MKRTbONNs3cmQh243
Whom do we send into the world? A world that faces significant challenges and presents endless opportunities. As teachers, we now recognize that we need to nurture kind, informed and courageous individuals — innovators, creators, collaborators, producers, scholars, designers, builders — capable of understanding multiple perspectives and solving problems in order to drive positive, enduring change.
Acknowledgement of this need has triggered a transformative shift in postsecondary education from “teaching” to “learning” in the last 25 years. Formerly viewed as institutions to provide instruction to consumers of information, universities are increasingly seen as places to “produce learning” — where the very purpose of education is to elicit student discovery and construction of knowledge, where success is measured in terms of the quality of student learning and of the students themselves. In other words, an approach to learning that has the student at its core.
Building on a body of scholarly work and initiatives from Healey and Harrington (2016), Marquis et al. (2016), Cook-Sather (2014), Barr and Tagg (1995), the Students as Producers Initiative from the University of Lincoln, Vanderbilt University, and others, the 2018 University of Calgary Conference on Postsecondary Learning and Teaching “Students as Creators, Drivers, Innovators and Collaborators ” invites you to explore student-directed learning — and the scholarship, approaches, practices and issues that surround it — in the postsecondary context.
When: 1-2 May, 2018
Where: University of Calgary
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Academic development seeks to engineer a systemic shift from a teaching- and content-centered paradigm to a learning-focused one in higher education. What does this shift look like globally? How do we harness rapidly changing environment and technologies, to proactively respond to new generations of students and accountability movements? What how do we cultivate excellence in our role as change agents? How do we envision new possibilities and bring in new voices?
When: 5-8 June 2018
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Higher education has undergone dramatic change in the last decade with an international agenda to open universities to a broader range of individuals while requiring researchers to focus on priorities set by government.
The sector is forced to continue to grapple with restrained budgets, increased student numbers, greater student diversity and government agendas requiring preparation of students for work and lifelong learning. It also faces an increasingly under resourced and corporatized and complex research environment.
Within this context we wish to consider what the value of higher education has become. By (Re)Valuing Higher Education we are revisiting the purpose and scope of what being a ‘university’ means as well as considering what differentiates ‘higher’ learning from other forms of post-secondary education.
Date: 2-5 July, 2018
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