Bubblz The Maths Clown climbed the 5,895 metre Mt KilimanjaroÂ on 27 January 2013 to raise funds for AIMSSEC making history as the first clown to climb Africa’s highest peak. This was a big challenge as Bubblz (aka Caroline Ainslie) had to contend with extreme cold and lack of oxygen […]
More bursaries are available for Top Teachers for the AIMING HIGHER “ Maths With Wings” Course in 2013. Applicants will normally be expected to have at least a three-year degree qualification in mathematics with three years or more teaching experience at the grade 12 level. They must provide the NSC […]
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Schools Enrichment Centre (AIMSSEC), together with the Rato Bangala Foundation (Nepal) and the Banco del Libro (Venezuela) were awarded the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers.
For grade 6 learners from Luzuku Primary School, Gugulethu, St Chad’s Primary School, Oldham, Carpenter’s Primary School, London & Liss Junior School, Hampshire UK. 12.00 – 17.00 (SA time) 25 February 2010. MATHEMATICAL GAMES Liz Woodham, University of Cambridge An opportunity to explore and apply mathematical concepts and logical thinking […]
For Grade 7 learners from Luzuko Primary School, Mseki Primary School and Lehlohonolo Primary School, Gugulethu. 19 May and 15 June 2010. IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE? Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Learners will be encouraged to use their scientific and mathematical knowledge to go beyond science […]
A full day conference for Grade 11 learners from Muizenberg, Fish Hoek, Grassy Park and Steenberg High Schools, Cape Town and Year 12 learners from UK: Ousedale School, Bucks; Nunthorpe TSEF, Middlesborough, William Morris SFC, London, Blackburn Schools ISSP and Havant College Hants. 2 December 2009. CLIMATE CHANGE Rachel Thomas […]
A full day conference with UK schools for Grade 11 learners from Cape Academy and COSAT. October 2008. PROOF Steve Hewson and Toni Beardon, University of Cambridge What is the difference between a convincing argument and a mathematical proof? When are mathematicians satisfied that a result is proved? What different […]