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					  NATIONAL INITIATIVE ON MATHEMATICS EDUCATION (NIME 2011-2012)

  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATHEMATICS EDUCATION




20-22, January 2012
HOMI BHABHA CENTRE FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai, 400088




 Mathematics is an important part of the curriculum at school and higher levels
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 of education, but is widely thought to be di cult. Mathematics education                 Submission of abstract
 throws up many challenges, which mathematics teachers, educators and
 mathematicians have tried to meet in diverse and innovative ways. The                    1st December 2011
 National Conference on Mathematics Education as a part of the National
 Initiative on Mathematics Education (NIME) is aimed at providing a platform              Noti cation of acceptance of proposal
 for sharing these e orts and to develop a perspective on the status of                   10th December 2011
 mathematics education in India at the school and university levels.
                                                                                          Registration
 We invite submissions for paper and poster presentations at the conference.
 Authors need to submit an extended abstract of about 2000 words on any of                20th December 2011
 the following themes
 online at the webpage: http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/nimenc                               Final submission of written paper
 or by email to nimenc@hbcse.tifr.res.in :                                                31st December 2011
   Historical and Cultural aspects of mathematics and mathematics education
   Systemic and policy aspects of education                                           National Program Committee
   Curriculum and pedagogy at various levels                                          1. Anita Rampal, University of Delhi
   Teacher education and development                                                  2. Baba Kumar Sarma, IIT, Gauhati
                                                                                      3. Geetha Venkataraman, Ambedkar University, Delhi
 The proceedings of the Conference will provide inputs for a report on the            4. Hridaykant Dewan, Vidya Bhavan Society, Udaipur
 status of mathematics education in India, to be presented at the International       5. Jayashree Ramadas, HBCSE, TIFR, Mumbai
 Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME-12) in Seoul, South Korea in July            6. Jayasree Subramanian, Ekalavya, Bhopal
 2012.                                                                                7. K. Subramaniam, HBCSE, TIFR, Mumbai
                                                                                      8. Parvin Sinclair (Chair), IGNOU, New Delhi
 For more details visit the conference webpage:                                       9. R. Ramanujam, IMSC, Chennai
 http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/nimenc                                                  10. S. Kumaresan, University of Hyderabad
                                                                                      11. Vijaykumar Ambat,
                                                                                          Cochin University of Science and Technology
     NIME 2011-12                                                                     12. Vinay Kantha, Bihar National College, Patna
                                                                                      13. Vinayak Sholapurkar, S. P. College, Pune
    The National Initiative on Mathematics Education (NIME 2011-12) includes
      ve Regional Conferences and a National Conference, providing a broad and        Local Organizing Committee (HBCSE, TIFR, Mumbai)
    representative platform for initiatives in mathematics education at various
                                                                                      1. Aaloka Kanhere
    levels. The proceedings of these conferences will provide inputs to a report on
                                                                                      2. Chitra Natarajan
    mathematics education in India, which will be presented by India at ICME-12.
                                                                                      3. K. Subramaniam (Chair)
    NIME 2011-12 is supported by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA)           4. Madhavi Gaitonde
    and the National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM).                              5. Manoj Nair
                                                                                      6. Meena Kharatmal

				
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