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AAMT activities and projects
From time to time, the AAMT undertakes specific research and development projects in mathematics education.
These projects may focus on professional development, curriculum development, resource development and the provision of program and policy advice to government, often in collaboration with other organisations. Further information about a selection of current and recent projects is available through the links below.
Representing views of teachers of mathematics
AAMT is the national voice of the mathematics teaching profession. This section of the website is used for consultation with members during the development of AAMT position papers, submissions to outside organisations and other formal statements.
Connect with Maths
AAMT project to develop sustainable online professional communities.
Make it Count: Supporting best teaching of mathematics for Aboriginal learners
AAMT is intending to build on the work of the Make it Count project (2009-12) in a major push to support improved teaching and outcomes in mathematics and numeracy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
National Literacy and Numeracy Week - "Reach for the Stars"
AAMT has conducted Australia-wide activities for schools as part of National Literacy and Numeracy Week since 2003.
National Mathematics Day 2013
National Mathematics Day is moving! In 2013 we will be celebrating mathematics with NMD2013 on Friday 16th August, as part of National Science Week.
National Mathematics Talent Quest
The National Mathematics Talent Quest (NMTQ) brings together the winners of state and territory competitions which recognise students' work on extended mathematical projects.
National Mathematics Summer School
The National Mathematics Summer School (NMSS) is a program for the discovery and development of mathematically gifted and talented students from all over Australia.
Consumer and Financial Literacy
A project to provide advice to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) on the promotion and support of Consumer and Financial Literacy in the context of the development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics.
ICT in Everyday Learning: Teacher Online Toolkit
During 2011-2 AAMT worked with Education Services Australia and other organisations to develop materials designed to assist teachers to make better and more purposeful use of ICTs in their teaching of mathematics – ICT in Everyday Learning: A Toolkit for Teachers. The website containing ICT Toolkit is now available.
AAMT Standards for Excellence
About the AAMT Standards for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics in Australian Schools.
Recognising Excellence: HAToM Candidates from the Catholic Education Office of Melbourne
The Catholic Education Office of Melbourne is supporting around 50 of its teachers to be assessed against the AAMT Standards for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics in Australian Schools over a five year period.
Early Childhood Initiatives
An ongoing collaboration between AAMT and Early Childhood Australia (ECA) which has included the publication of a joint Position Paper on Early Childhood Mathematics.
Collaborations with The Learning Federation
During 2008-10 AAMT has worked with The Learning Federation to develop and publish a suite of ‘digital resources' and a collection of units of work.
Previous projects and activities
Information about some older and completed projects and activities of the AAMT.