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The 30th Mathematical Thinking residential course

AIMSSEC held her 30th Mathematical Thinking (MT) course from 17 – 26 March 2019 at Cape Academy for Mathematics, Science and Technology, in Constantia, Cape Town. Seventy-six teachers from four provinces (forty-six from the Eastern Cape, twenty from Limpopo, six from KZN, four from the Western Cape) attended the ten-day […]

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Professional Development course in Uganda

The AIMSSEC Mathematical Thinking Course was held at Makerere University from 2 to 12 January 2019 for 52 mathematics teachers and teacher educators, thirty-eight from Uganda, eight from Tanzania, three from Kenya and three from Rwanda, providing an introduction to inquiry-based learning. Through generous donations, mainly from Dr Marjorie Batchelor […]

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CESAME in South Africa

An exciting opportunity was made possible when AIMS South Africa and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) forwarded a joint expression of interest to host a Centre for Education in Science for Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe (CESAME) for teachers. During 3-4 October 2017 Professor Barry Green, Professor […]

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National Science Week 2017

AIMSSEC was privileged to participate in activities with learners from all over the Cape Town area during National Science Week (7-10 August 2017) hosted by AIMS South Africa.  Catch a glimpse of the amazing day by looking at our pictures. Look out for full details in our next newsletter in […]

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67 Teachers attend Mathematical Thinking Course

From the 3rd-13th April, AIMSSEC hosted the 27th Mathematical Thinking residential course at Cape Academy. 67 teachers from across South Africa spent 10 days consolidating their mathematical content knowledge, and practicing learner-centred methods of teaching. In addition to the AIMSSEC team, the course was facilitated by volunteers from both South […]

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Continued success for AIMSSEC Alumni

AIMSSEC was very happy to hear from one of our alumni, Mpilo Khumalo, who has recently moved to Cape Town to take up a post at the South African Education and Environment Project (SAEP), as a Coordinator of the Hope Scholars Programme. This will involve working with learners in Philippi. […]

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Lindiwe Tshuma represents AIMSSEC at SAARMSTE

The 25th annual conference of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) was hosted by Central University of Technology from the 17th – 20th of January 2017 in Bloemfontein. AIMSSEC was represented by Ms Lindiwe Tshuma who presented a research paper on relationships between […]

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AIMSSEC Supports Local Schools

AIMSSEC in collaboration with AIMS South Africa volunteered at Muizenberg High School from the 17th  to the 25th October 2016 in tutoring grade 8s in mathematics. The grade 8 mathematics teacher, Mr Clyde Synders, wanted help with his grade 8 ‘’at risk’’ learners with basic mathematics concepts. 27 learners were […]

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