Sydney to Host 2024 Mathematics Education Congress

Sydney wins bid to host International Congress of Mathematics Education

Dr Alan Finkel AO said that from Australia’s perspective this win is extremely timely. “At all levels of government, it is well understood that a workforce skilled in mathematics is critical to our future. Hosting events such as this will help to elevate the ambition of students and educators.”

ICME-15 Bid Leader and Convenor Professor Kim Beswick, Head of School of Education, University of NSW Sydney said the future of global mathematics education is in “our hands and we offer our full commitment to help to make an impact on this critical issue. Together, we can achieve great things”.

“Our vision for ICME-15 in Sydney is for a vibrant meeting characterised by accessibility and embracing diversity,” she added.

“The opportunity to host ICME-15 will provide a valuable and timely opportunity to discuss Australia’s efforts in improving and delivering quality STEM education for future generations and for Australian educators, researchers and policy makers to learn from the experiences of other countries,” said CEO of BESydney, Lyn Lewis-Smith.

“Together with our highly-engaged mathematics community, well-documented congress credentials, strong logistical capabilities and global destination appeal will all contribute to a memorable congress.”