News and research
news and research

news and eventsHere we share with you our latest news, and provide links to activities and support provided by MAV that may be useful to primary teachers.

We also curate a collection of research literature to help shape professional practice and to inform professional learning at your school.

MAV news and events

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2018 Primary Conference

MAV with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education’s Mathematics Education Group will run a conference focussed on ‘Critical and Creative Thinking in the Mathematics Classroom’.

Find out more here.

MAV presentations

news and eventsCheck out these presentations from MAV Primary Mathematics Professional Learning and events.

The importance of developing children’s counting skills: the move from rote to rational counting by Catherine Pearn

pdfThe move from rote to rational counting

Algorithmic thinking by Tim Colman

pptAlgorithmic Thinking

Transition from Kinder to Foundation by Bree Collins

pptPrepping for Foundation


2017 Primary Conference with Melbourne University Graduate School of Education

Access conference presentations here.

Research literature

MAV Journals

  • Prime Number
  • Common Denominator

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MAV journals

AAMT Journals

 AAMT journals

Research papers

Access links for a selection of great research papers

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Research

A range of materials for use by teachers, teacher candidates, graduate students and researchers.

Check them out.


MERGA, the Maths Education Research Group,  promotes, shares, disseminates, and co-operates on quality research on mathematics education.


ACER Research reports

The ACER produces regular reports related to education. Find them here.