ACME Conference 2011, 15 March

ACME Conference 2011, 15 March

Mathematics 5 -19: Completing the square. Concepts and contexts, pedagogy and politics

Registration for the ACME Conference is now open. This free to attend conference will be hosted at the Royal Society in London on 15 March 2011 and will bring together teachers, policymakers and other stakeholders to
consider the next big issues in mathematics education in England. Additional funding is available for teachers to cover travel costs and supply cover.

Agenda & Format

Registration will open at 09.30 and refreshments will be available. The conference starts at 10.00 and will finish at 16.45. Lunch and refreshments will be provided through the day.

The agenda for the day is designed to be informative, interactive and thought-provoking. Delegates will have the opportunity to listen to influential stakeholders across the mathematics education landscape and to contribute to the discussions and debates. The day will also include an afternoon discussion session on the following themes:

  • Concepts
  • Contexts and Transitions
  • Pedagogy
  • Politics

Who would benefit from attending?

The ACME conference is open to all organisations and individuals with an interest in mathematics education policy. The aim of the conference is to allow teachers, policymakers and other stakeholders to discuss and consider the next big issues in mathematics education in England. It is also a great opportunity to hear from some influential speakers, such as Professor David Spiegelhalter FRS, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk, who will be one of our keynote speakers.

The conference will be relevant to:

  • Teachers and practitioners
  • Local authorities advisers
  • Government and its agencies involved with education
  • Learned societies and professional bodies
  • Awarding bodies
  • Employers of STEM graduates
  • Education researchers
  • Higher education

Additional funding for teachers to attend the conference

The ACME Conference is free to attend and there is additional funding for teachers and practitioners working within schools and colleges. You can apply for funding of your travel expenses and supply cover up to a maximum of £200 VAT when registering at www.acme-uk.org/eventbooking.

To register and for more information on the conference, consult our website at http://www.acme-uk.org/event.