Constitution and Policies

Constitution

The MAV's Constitution was adopted by special resolution at the AGM, on the 21st May 2019.

Download the Constitution here.

5.1 Objects

(a) The Objects of the Company are to assist and advance education in mathematics, and to promote the importance and value of mathematics in society. The Company will pursue these Objects through a range of activities and services including, but not limited to, a focus on:

  1. supporting the development of a professional community of teachers, educators, and mathematicians, for the purpose of advancing mathematical education;
  2. promoting the importance and value of mathematics and the mathematical sciences in the wider community;
  3. providing professional learning for mathematics educators through events, conferences and publications;
  4. developing and promoting resources to facilitate the improvement of, and best practice in, teaching and learning of mathematics;
  5. establishing connections with and between educational institutions, students, parents and carers, cultural institutions, government and government bodies, industry and the wider community for the advancement of mathematics and the mathematical sciences, mathematical education, and educational research and investigation;
  6. undertaking advocacy and representation, to uphold the profession to society and key stakeholders, and to support the improvement of the profession of mathematics education and mathematics teaching; and
  7. anything ancillary to the Objects referred to in clauses 5.1(a)(i) to 5.1(a)(vi).

Child Safety and Protection

MAV is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making. The MAV has zero tolerance for child abuse.

MAV is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Every person involved in MAV has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.

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Whistle-Blower Policy

MAV is committed to a culture of corporate compliance and high ethical behaviour. This policy deals with certain issues relating to misconduct, malpractice, internal controls and conflicts of interest to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations applicable to the Company and its employees, and to deal with concerns that are likely to arise in the work environment. This policy applies to all employees, Board members and volunteers of the Company.

Whistle Blower Policy

Recording policy

By attending an event organised by The Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV), you acknowledge that you may be photographed, filmed or recorded while at the event, and consent to such activities and the future use by the MAV of any photos, images or recordings. You may request to opt out of this photography, filming or recording, but we may not be able to accommodate your request in some instances.

Manual Handling Guide

The guide is for volunteers, in order to reduce risk of injury by undertanding safer manual handling when completeing tasks.

Manual Handling Guide