The Mathematical Association of Victoria is a membership driven association. Through our program and services we aim to promote the importance of mathematics to society. Our Association has over 1400 members from all sectors of education, and has been an active not-for-profit professional Association for more than 100 years. The Association was established in 1906, incorporated in 1971 and is governed by an elected Council, and employs a staff of nine people to run its operations in Brunswick.
Valuing mathematics in society
The MAV is a membership driven association which provides a voice, leadership and professional support for mathematical education.
Our services include:
Professional development - a range of different programs is offered throughout the year, catering for teachers from the Early Years to TAFE. PDs are held at in both metropolitan and regional venues.
Annual Conference - held each December in Melbourne for over 1400 mathematics educators from Victoria, Australia and overseas.
Student Activities - including the Maths Talent Quest, VCE Revision Lectures and Maths Games Days.
Newsletters and journals - including the monthly newsletter, The Common Denominator, and our journals Prime Number and Vinculum.
Publications - the MAV publishes and sells a wide range of teacher and student resources for P - 12, including VCE Trial Examinations and Solutions and VCE Revision books.
Professional Advice - the MAV employs two full time Professional Officers who provide information, advice and contacts for Victorian teachers.
Public Lectures - an occasional lecture series promoting mathematics to the community.