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Mathematical Association of Tasmania

Mathematical Association of Tasmania

Breaking news (below)- MAT relay entry information and MAT problem solving results

Welcome to the Mathematical Association of Tasmania. This site contains valuable information about mathematics events and education in Tasmania for schools, teachers, parents and students (from Kindergarten to Grade 12), and for anyone interested in mathematics education in Tasmania.

The Mathematical Association of Tasmania (MAT) was founded in 1961 and is a non-profit, volunteer-run organisation supporting Mathematics Teachers from K-12. MAT aims to link teachers through association activities, our annual conference, and regular communication. Through our activities and services, we aim to promote mathematics education and support teachers in engaging their students in the learning of mathematics.

MAT is an affiliate of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) and also of The Network of Education Associations in Tasmania (NEAT). We promote and support AAMT's vision of "a society of mathematically capable citizens who understand and value mathematics and its contribution to the lives of all Australians".

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Upcoming Events:

A tentative list of MAT events in 2019 (including prices) can be downloaded here: 

2019

Mathematics Association of Tasmania relays 

Thu September 13th 2019 (NW Secondary)   & Sun September 15th 2019 (South/North/NW primary)

MAT Relay Overview:

Cost: $15 per team for members
$35 per team for non-member schools
Please enter your school by following the corresponding link below
South: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mat-maths-relays-southern-heat-2019-tickets-64299487498
North: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mat-maths-relay-northern-heat-2019-tickets-64298009076
North-West Primary: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mat-maths-relays-north-west-primary-event-2019-tickets-64300809452
North-West Secondary: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mat-maths-relays-north-west-secondary-event-2019-tickets-64301063211
Entries close on Friday 30th August 2019 and will NOT be available on the day of competition. Entries may be accepted after this date, by special request, by contacting the Relay Coordinator by email lauren.beams@education.tas.gov.au. All entries received will be sent a confirmation email.

MAT PROBLEM SOLVING COMPETITION RESULTS 2019
       
PRIMARY DIVISION (Year 5/6)      
1st Priyanna Kumrai Dominic College
2nd Charlie Gregg Friends School
3rd Ollie Moore Hutchins School
Outstanding Achievement Amy Ma Friends School
Outstanding Achievement Kevin Shen Landsdowne Crescent Primary
       
JUNIOR DIVISION (Year 7/8)      
1st William  Rumley Hutchins School
2nd Nye Reeves Marist College
3rd Samuel  Roberts Hutchins School
Outstanding Achievement Caleb Poole LCC
Outstanding Achievement James Bolin Prospect High
       
INTERMEDIATE DIVISION (Year 9/10)    
1st Harry  Furzer Scotch Oakburn College
2nd Miles  Chilcott Launceston Church Grammar
3rd Will Coulson Launceston Church Grammar
Outstanding Achievement Hannah Goss Prospect High
Outstanding Achievement Amy  Byrom Penguin District High
Outstanding Achievement Harry  Breslin Dominic College
       
SENIOR DIVISION (Year 11/12)      
1st Andrew  James LCC
2nd Harry  Swan Launceston Church Grammar
3rd Joe  Wilson Rosny College

2020

January 5th - 18th: National Maths Summer School (ANU, Canberra) - Applications to attend close 29th July 2019

September 10th - 13th Mathematics Association of Tasmania/ Science Teachers Association of Tasmania combined conference. (SAVE THE DATE) - Keynote speaker will be Dan Finkel!!

For more events, see our Calendar. We also regularly update our Facebook page.

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Can We Help?

MAT provides assistance to Institutional members. For example, we can support schools in facilitating maths expos, parent information sessions, setting up a school maths relay, workshops or other related maths support.

Please click on the link below and complete the attached "Can We Help?" form and forward it to lauren.beams@education.tas.gov.au

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  Proudly an affiliated association of the
 Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers

 

Mathematical Association of Tasmania

PO Box 5096
UTAS LPO, TAS 7005

Find us on Facebook. For more details about the association, please contact our president, Brett Stephenson, via email:

bstephenson@gyc.tas.edu.au

 

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Document 2017 MAT Conference Article 14
Document 2017 MAT Conference Article 14
Document 2017 MAT Poster Competition - What does infinity look like File 14
Document 2017 MAT Poster Competition - What does infinity look like File 14
Document AAMT Conference Flyer - July 2017 File 14
Document Activities Folder 14
Document AmieAlbrecht Image 14
Document AmieAlbrecht Image 14
Document Calendar Folder 14
Document Competition Information - MAT Problem Solving Competition 2018 File 14
Document Competition Information - MAT Problem Solving Competition 2018 File 14
Document CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTERS File 14
Document CONFERENCE CALL FOR PRESENTERS File 14