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MAV Launches Free Pre-Service Teacher Memberships in 2018


MAV receives SPP funding for maths camp and online PL


2017 Outstanding Service Awards for Maths Talent Quest

Date: 10 January 2018

pre-service teacher membership

The Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV) Council has endorsed the launch of free Pre-service Teacher, (University Student) Membership starting from 2018. This includes secondary mathematics teacher specialists and all primary and early years teachers who are required to teach mathematics. As pre-service teachers are the basis of MAV’s future membership, it is critical that this important group are provided support and services to ensure they are highly prepared for a future in the classroom.

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Date: 3 January 2018

maths camp news item

MAV is pleased to announce that it has received funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Training through the Strategic Partnerships Program (SPP). This triennial program from 2018 to 2020 will allow MAV to continue to run its Maths Camp for Gifted and Talented Regional Students and to expand online professional learning through a series of webinars, and through live broadcasts of key events.

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Date: 3 November 2017


The Victorian Maths Talent Quest (MTQ) has successfully provided students with the opportunity to challenge themselves through creative mathematical investigations for over 30 years. Whilst the MTQ is managed by MAV, its success relies heavily on the volunteer committee members and teachers who give their time and expertise to ensure the success of the awards.

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MAV launches new Primary Resources web support


2017 Maths Talent Quest a great success!


James Russo appointed as Editor of Prime Number

Date: 3 November 2017

primary resources news button

With the support of the Department of Education and Training, using Strategic Partnership Program funding, MAV has launched a new primary resources section on its website.

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Date: 30 October 2017


On the Thursday 19th October MAV President, Michaela Epstein, and Peter Saffin, CEO had the pleasure of presenting the Maths Talent Quest Awards (MTQ) to students from prep to year 12. The National and State awards ceremony were attended by nearly 1000 students, teachers and parents.

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Date: 27 September 2017

Dr James Russo

Dr James Russo has been appointed as Editor of MAV’s journal for primary mathematics education, Prime Number.

Prime Number has a long history in supporting maths educators with quality advice since 1986.

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Earlier news items

31 July 2017: Inquiry into School to Work Transition.

29 July 2017: MAV enjoys 2017 AAMT conference.

5 July 2017: Literacy and Numeracy Strategy launched.

28 June 2017: MAV delivers its first Girls in Stem Day.

27 June 2017: Primary Conference a great success!

17 May 2017. Appointment of 2017-2018 MAV Council

Peter Batchelor

Peter is the Webmaster of the Mathematical Association of Victoria. A long, long time ago he was a Primary teacher and then taught computer subjects and Mathematics to Year 10 before becoming a lecturer at RMIT and then working with subject associations to develop their web presence.

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