COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 22 October 2021, 8am (AEST)

TQ Maths Hub Networking

Networking

JCU supports a number of groups and programs that promote mathematics education in NQ and FNQ through collaboration and professional development.

Maths teachers are invited to become involved in a variety of ways: mentoring, attending meetings, participating in events and suggesting activities that enhance mathematics teaching.

Stay in touch with events that JCU support or host by sharing your current email contact with us.

For support and professional development with:

Maths content contact Associate Professor Shaun Belward

Maths teaching and learning contact Dr Leah Daniel

QAMT is an affiliate of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT), which aims to support mathematics teachers and improve mathematics education in Australia. The state body produces bi-annual publications, offers focused professional development (primary, early career teachers), and hosts an annual conference. Membership for the state body is coordinated through local branches.

For a list of QAMT and AAMT events, see the QAMT events calendar.

QAMT Townsville

The Townsville branch supports local schools (secondary and primary; State, catholic and independent), teachers and students by offering professional development, networking opportunities with JCU and mathematics activities for students, including the Year 7/8 Maths Competition and the Year 10 Mathematics Camp.

QAMT Cairns

The Cairns branch supports local schools (secondary and primary; State, catholic and independent), teachers and students by offering professional development, networking opportunities and mathematics activities for students including the Year 7 and 9 Maths Extension Days. The branch meetings are held once per term and rotating throughout the local schools.

To find out more about the QAMT Townsville and Cairns branches, please contact the QAMT to receive current contact details for local branch committee members.

STEM Professionals in Schools is a national volunteer program that facilitates partnerships between schools and industry to bring real STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) into the classroom.

Find out more about the program on the STEM Professionals in Schools webpage.

Contact numbers are below if you’d prefer to speak to a Project officer:

Phone +61 2 6276 6397
Alternate Phone +61 2 6276 6641 (Alt)

With the support of JCU, the PM4IS conferences aim to “bring educators, members of the community, workforce representatives, and cultural representatives together to promote the engagement, enabling, and enhancement of all educators to improve the abilities of current and future students in STEAM based learning environments”. You can contact the conference team and find out more about effective indigenous pedagogies via their website.

JCU Events

JCU sponsors a number of maths events in the region for teachers and students. Check our events page for more details, or stay up to date with the Tropical Queensland Maths Hub by following our Tropical Maths Teachers Facebook page or on Twitter @mathsed_jcu