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Barrie attends UNESCO-Hamdan Prize Ceremony

Dr Barrie Barnard represented AIMSSEC as winners of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize in its 2nd cycle and attended the prize ceremony in Paris for the 3rd cycle on 7 October. The fact that this ceremony was presented in Paris made the award internationally more known and reminded Barrie of how special […]

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Professor Leon Tikly visits AIMSSEC

On 27th November 2014 Professor Leon Tikly, from the University of Bristol in the UK, visited AIMSSEC. Leon’s work focuses on education in low income countries and in particular countries of sub-Saharan Africa. He currently directs a project on language supportive textbooks and pedagogy in Rwanda. AIMSSEC staff were interested to […]

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AIMSSEC visits Scifest Africa

From 18th to 24th March 2015, AIMSSEC inspired learners, teachers and the general public to see mathematics in a new way at Scifest Africa. This festival is held annually in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, and is now in its nineteenth year. AIMSSEC joined other high-profile organisations such as SAARMSTE, SANSA and […]

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AIMSSEC 23rd Mathematical Thinking Course

From the 4th to 14th January 2015, AIMSSEC delivered its twenty-third Mathematical Thinking course at Stellenbosch High School. Teachers of all phases came from across South Africa to enhance their professional profile by participating in this SACE-accredited course which aims to raise standards in the classroom and helps teachers to […]

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AIMSSEC Research Team attends SAARMSTE Conference in Maputo

  The Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) conducts research capacity building events across the region for people interested in MSTE. It holds an annual conference and publishes the African Journal for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (AJRMSTE). The 23rd conference was held in Maputo […]

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AIMSSEC gets SACE endorsement for MT Course

  Mathematical Thinking And Problem Solving And Technology In Teaching and Learning Mathematics Endorsed by SACE: 15 PD Points AIMSSEC has recently been approved by SACE (South African Council for Educators) as a service provider (Provider Number: PR11011) to offer the Mathematical Thinking Course to practising teachers. Professional Development is […]

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AIMSSEC Staff Team

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

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AIMSSEC broadcasting from Stellenbosch

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 […]

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Call for nominations to UNESCO-Hamdan Prize

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 […]

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