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Discussion seminar on Mathematics Education

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When Aug 23, 2010 10:30 AM to
Aug 24, 2010 05:30 PM
Where HBCSE, Mumbai
Contact Name Aaloka Kanhere, Shweta Naik
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Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR

Discussion seminar on Mathematics Education

23-24 August 2010, HBCSE, TIFR


Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education is organizing a two day discussion seminar on the themes listed below. The seminar is aimed at introducing educators and education researchers to current issues central to research as well as reform efforts in mathematics education across the world. The seminar will consist of talks by leading researchers/ educationists followed by discussion.


Dates and Time: 23rd & 24th August, 2010 (10.30 am to 5.00 pm on both days)



Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (TIFR)
V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai – 400088
(Located right next to Anushaktinagar Bus Depot on the Mankhurd side)




Theme for Day 1: Teacher Education and Professional Development




  • Jill Adler, King's college, London & Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg

  • Poonam Batra, University of Delhi



Theme for Day 2: Mathematics Education and Equity Issues




  • Ole Skovsmose, Aalborg University, Denmark

  • Farida Khan, Jamia Millia University, Delhi

  • Rohit Dhankar, Digantar, Jaipur


Participants, both local and out station need to register for the seminar before 13th August 2010 by filling in the details attached and sending it by email to to and There is no registration fee. Limited accommodation on a sharing basis is available on the campus for out station participants.




Aaloka Kanhere, Shweta Naik, K. Subramaniam