The time in between is packed with workshops, discussion groups and talks. As well as the opening and closing talks and the Hilary Shuard Memorial Lecture, to given by Sue Sanders, there are more than 70 other sessions covering the whole range of mathematics education both in schools and beyond. Speakers will include MA President Designate, Tony Gardiner who is performing twice and, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, Professor Derek Holton who is well known for his work on problem-solving with senior pupils.
As well as all the working sessions there are to be numerous evening activities including a Brian Bolt ice-breaking session; entertainment from the mathematical juggler, Colin Wright and a Scottish ceilidh.
Contact MApresident Bill Richardson on 01343 860450 (home) or 01343 543485 (work) or 01343 540893 (work fax) or email wpr.tutor.open.ac.uk