This conference is accredited by NESA Professional Development Accredited - standard descriptors: 1.2.2, 2.1.2 & 3.3.2.
New Curricula and results on international tests issue a major challenge to Australian teachers of Mathematics: How can Maths learning be lifted? *Strengthening basic foundations, *Promoting critical thinking. This Conference will draw on leading Maths educators and practitioners to strengthen teachers’ professional knowledge, confidence and skill to meet the challenge.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Eddie Woo, Professor of Practice, Education USyd, Leader Mathematics Growth NSW DoE Dianne Siemon, Emeritus Professor Mathematics Education, RMIT University Anna Wethereld, former Leader, Stage 6 Syllabus, NESA Inspector Mathematics K-12
WORKSHOPS Practical activities for the classroom by leaders in the field including,
Eddie Woo & Daniel Proctor Secondary Maths Coordinator, NSW DoE
Professor Dianne Siemon, RMIT University, Melbourne
Dr Christine Mae, Specialist: Mathematics and Numeracy K-12
Anna Wethereld, Syllabus lead author, formerly NESA inspector K-!2
Henrietta Miller, Primary Numeracy Consultant, Assoc. of Independent Schools of NSW
Andrea de Carvalho, Master Teacher, Sydney Catholic Schools
Jennifer Woods, Education Consultant, Association of Independent Schools of NSW
Target Audience: Teachers of Maths in primary and secondary schools particularly of Years 3 to 10, teacher education students, tertiary lecturers, researchers in Mathematics education.