AIMSSEC now has new offices and 11 members of staff. Back row in the photo: Barrie Barnard, Claire Blackman, Danny Parsons, Virginia Davidson, Toni Beardon. Front row: Lindiwe Tshuma, Marie Joubert, Elizabeth Turok, Najwa Chellan, Sinobia Kenny, Alice Taherzadeh
AIMSSEC’s Academic Director Barrie Barnard attended a GeoGebra Conference at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth from 20 – 21 September. GeoGebra is a free, open-source dynamic mathematics software joining geometry, algebra, calculus and statistics and can be downloaded for free from www.geogebra.org. The latest version boasts 3-D […]
On Saturday September 14, AIMSSEC ran telematic sessions from Stellenbosch University for 67 teachers on the ACE course. A telematic session is a live broadcast, recorded in a state of the art studio which can be viewed by participating teachers at special centres. The teachers are invited to attend one […]
Two years ago AIMSSEC was delighted to be awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers. The prize is awarded every two years and it recognizes initiatives that contribute to improving educational practices around the world, with priority given to […]
From 18 to 24 June AIMSSEC’s Danny Parsons and Rejoyce Gavhi volunteered at a maths camp being run in Maseno University, Western Kenya. The maths camp is an opportunity for secondary school students from Kenya to experience new and exciting mathematics from teachers and lecturers from around the world. The […]
From 12 to 16 June AIMSSEC’s Claire Blackman, Danny Parsons & Rejoyce Gavhi attended the Second Strathmore International Mathematics Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. They delivered two workshops in the Mathematics Education section of the conference to teachers and academics. The two workshops were titled: “Teachers as learners with other teachers” […]
From 29 June to 6 July AIMSSEC presented their 20th Mathematical Thinking (MT) course to 53 teachers. While the majority of teachers were from the Eastern Cape, there were 15 FET teachers from KZN sponsored by Mondi Limited and three teachers from Limpopo Province sponsored by Bubblz the maths […]
Above, the AIMSSEC staff with the award winners. AIMSSEC joined AIMS in celebrating their 10 year anniversary at a special graduation ceremony held on 26 June, 2013 at the Muizenberg Pavilion in Cape Town. 49 AIMS students from 21 African countries were awarded a masters in Mathematical Sciences meaning 470 […]
AIMSSEC, with partners in UK, Ireland, Norway, Holland, Germany, France and Italy, is to research ways to help low achieving learners to be more successful in school mathematics with funding from the EU Science in Society Programme.
In 2012 AIMSSEC was chosen from all of Africa to be awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers.