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Primary Mathematics Conference leads the way in critical and creative thinking


Meet the 2018 to 2019 MAV Council


Launch of MAV Strategic Plan 2018 to 2020

Date: 3 July 2018

MAV Primary Conference

At the end of term 2, 2018, MAV held its second ever Primary Mathematics Education Conference.

The event was an outstanding success with an increased number of delegates in 2018 responding very positively about the engaging and high-quality sessions.

The conference is a collaboration between MAV and the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE), at The University of Melbourne.

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Date: 23 May 2018

Michaela Epstein

At the AGM on Tuesday 22 May 2018, the MAV Council was appointed for the coming year.

MAV would like to thank Monash University for hosting the AGM in their cutting edge new Education building. The AGM ran smoothly and was followed by an entertaining guest speaker, Dr Norman Do, of Monash University who amazed us with the mathematics of knot theory. Life member Liz Burns was ‘roped into’ an activity and tied in knots by Norman, her former student!

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Date: 22 May 2018

Strategic Plan icon

At the MAV AGM on Tuesday 22nd May, MAV President, Michaela Epstein, launched the recently approved MAV Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2020.

The Strategic Plan has been developed in light of both MAV’s mission – as a membership-driven association to provide a voice, leadership and professional support for maths education – as well as the context in which MAV operates. 

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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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Earlier news items

3 November 2017: MAV launches new Primary Resources web support.

30 October 2017: 2017 Maths Talent Quest a great success!

27 September 2017: James Russo appointed Editor of Prime Number.

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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