A promo image for Mathematics Matters conference
A promo image for Mathematics Matters conference

Join the British Council’s three day conference on mathematics education today: Mathematics Matters: are international comparisons useful or just interesting? 

Dates: 11-13 December 2013
Venue: The University of Warwick
Conference fees: £199 (accommodation packages are available).

Why attend? 
It is vital for all learners to excel in mathematics in school, for life and work in the global economy. Mathematics Matters offers a forum for you to discuss international benchmarking (including the latest PISA results launched the week before), with leading subject specialists from around the world. We will explore what is required now and what may be required in the future.

Keynote speakers include:
- Martin Davidson CMG, Chief Executive, British Council
- Andreas Schleicher, Special Adviser, Education, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD
- Elizabeth Truss MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education, UK
- Xu Jiangyong, Deputy Director of Qingyang District Education Bureau, China
- Professor Ruth Merttens, Co-Director, Hamilton Maths and Reading Project
- Dominic Khame, Acting Director, Department of Curriculum, Development and Evaluation, Botswana.

Who should attend?
This conference is suitable for policy makers and educators. Whether you are an inspector, teacher, school leader, local authority staff or trainee teacher, you will come away with innovative ideas.
To learn more, visit the British Council’s website. Please send all enquiries to: mathsconference@britishcouncil.org