professional networking * new thinking * practice & research * supportive & friendly environment
Programme includes the following plenary speakers:
Monday evening 9th July Reception Getting Adults Involved in Mathematics
Rob Eastaway, Director of Maths Inspiration and winner of the Zeeman medal for excellence in the promotion of maths. Rob’s website
Tuesday 10th July Inspiring mathematics
Professor Chris Budd, University of Bath and Gresham College. Latest series of lectures.
Tuesday 10th July Changing cultural attitudes to mathematics
Bobby Seagull, University Challenge participant, teacher and ambassador for mathematics, currently presenting a money management course with the Open University.
Wednesday 11th July Transcending boundaries and barriers in an uncertain world
Dr. Gail FitzSimons, University of Melbourne (Emerita), Founding Editor, Adults Learning Mathematics – An International Journal
Wednesday 11th July The evolution of discourse in high stakes assessment
Professor Candia Morgan, Mathematics Education, UCL Institute of Education
Thursday 12th July A perspective on the economics and politics of adult numeracy
David Walker, Journalist, Chair, governing board Understanding Society
One day fees £99 (ALM/NANAMIC members) £120 (non members)
Full conference fees £300 (ALM/NANAMIC members) £320 (non members)
ALM is an international forum for research into Adults Learning Mathematics at all levels. Founded in 1992, our membership now extends across Europe, the Americas, and Australasia, and includes the leading figures in adult mathematics education research, policy and practice, many numeracy practitioners, and postgraduate researchers.
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