MAV17 Conference - Achieving Excellence in MATHS. 7-8 December 2017. October e-alert


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MAV 17 Conference


Less than two months to go, sessions filling fast with some already full!

Sessions are filling fast and with less than two months till the MAV17 conference, don’t delay in booking in!

The MAV17 54th conference will be held at La Trobe University on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 December. This year’s conference theme is Achieving excellence in M.A.T.H.S and the five sub themes – Mindset, Assessing, Targeting, Hands-on, and Shifting the Narrative.

Full details of registration costs and entitlements are available on the conference website.

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MAV17 Conference keynote presentations
five reasons to attend

In our last E-Alert we introduced our keynotes Sarah Ferguson – Clairvaux College and David Butler – University of Adelaide.  This E-Alert we asked the same question ‘Give five outcomes delegates will take way from your keynote?’ to Catherine Attard – Western Sydney University and Hayley Dureau – Mt Waverly Secondary College.

Catherine Attard

Catherine Attard
Western Sydney University
Engagement and Mathematics: What is it, and what does it look like?
Thursday 7 December

As a result of attending this keynote, participants will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the construct of student engagement
  • Be introduced to the Framework for Engagement with Mathematics
  • Explore a range of engaging mathematics tasks
  • Discuss a range of tasks in relation to their potential to improve student engagement with
  • mathematics
  • Investigate ways to engage students through the use of technology

Hayley Dureau

Hayley Dureau
Mt Waverly Secondary College
Maths Bootcamp and the lessons I learned
Thursday 7 December

As a result of attending this keynote, participants will:

  • Discuss and generate ideas of ways to build collective efficacy among teams of staff,
    and students.
  • Strategies for helping students to gain confidence in the Maths classroom.
  • Practical ideas for using student assessment data to reflect on teaching practice, and
    focus on areas of misconception.
  • Gathering, and using, student feedback data to enhance student-teacher relationships and improve student outcomes

For more details regarding our keynotes and sessions please click here.

Showcase your services and products!

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If you were interested in exhibiting and missed out, there are other options to showcase your services and products.

Opportunities include:

  • Merchandise sponsorship
  • Refreshment breaks sponsorship
  • Keynotes sponsorship
  • Conference proceedings sponsorship
  • Conference satchel insert

For further details contact Jacqui Diamond at

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