The Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Learned Societies’ Group on Scottish STEM Education, which includes SMC representation, has published a paper on teacher workforce planning for Scotland’s schools. You can read the full report below or on the RSE’s website.
The SMC is pleased to announce that it will provide a bursary of up to £300 for each of five teachers or educationalists to attend the ninth British Congress of Mathematics Education which will take place at the University of Warwick, 3-6 April 2018. Held every four years under the auspices of the Joint Mathematical Council of the UK, BCME is a gathering of all the UK bodies that support mathematics learning and teaching, bodies including The Mathematical Association, the Association of Teachers of Mathematics, the Royal Statistical Society, the Edinburgh and London Mathematical Societies, the IMA, … The Congress promises to inform, challenge, refresh and entertain, and is certainly not to be missed. For more details, go to www.bcme.org.uk.
If you are interested in applying for one of these SMC bursaries, please write to the SMC Chair:
Dr Chris Pritchard
14 Livingstone Avenue
The letter should include your name, designation, and contact details (postal and email), together with a brief justification for your application. The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2017.
Should your application prove successful, we ask that in return you write an article for either the SMC Journal or the SMC Primary Journal, or else you give a presentation at the SMC Conference.
The 2018 SMC Conference will be held on 3 March 2018, and we are delighted to announce that the keynote address will be given by Heather Reid OBE (“Heather the Weather“).
The provisional date for the 2019 conference is 9 March 2019.
The latest SMC Journal is now available to read online — just in case somebody’s already borrowed the copy from your staff common room!