SMS scnews item created by Leon Poladian at Wed 1 Feb 2012 1604
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 14 Feb 2012
Calendar1: 14 Feb 2012 1600-1730
CalLoc1: Education 351
Auth: leonp(.amstaff;2428.1001)@p7134.pc.maths.usyd.edu.au

Special Public Lecture: Hoyles -- Mathematics, standards, teacher shortages

Mathematics, standards, teacher shortages - UK initiatives 

14 February 2012 

Professor Celia Hoyles (OBE), former mathematics advisor to the UK government and an
internationally influential researcher in learning technologies and mathematics
education will be presenting "The initiatives employed in the UK that have improved
standards, reversed teacher shortages and increased mathematics enrolments, followed by
discussions.  

When: 4:30-5:30pm (join us from 4pm for light refreshments) - 14 February, 2012 Where:
Education Lecture Theatre 351 RSVP: RSVP online by 9 Feb for catering purposes 

http://sydney.edu.au/news/iisme/1875.html?eventid=9172 

Professor Celia Hoyles is a Professor of Mathematics Education, Institute of Education,
University of London and is the Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the
Teaching of Mathematics as well as a researcher in the London Knowledge Lab.  View her
profile 

Professor Hoyles is in Australia as the keynote speaker at the Australian Mathematical
Sciences Institute (AMSI) national forum on Maths for the future: Keep Australia
Competitive.  The forum will propose strategies to secure future mathematical and
statistical skills for Australia.


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