Symposium: Identifying and developing students’ mathematical thinking

Symposium: Identifying and developing students’ mathematical thinking

Professor Kaye Stacey’s research

Date:   Saturday 6 July 2013
Time:   10.30am-5.30pm
Venue:  Level 2, 234 Queensberry Street

To mark Professor Kaye Stacey’s retirement, The University of Melbourne Mathematics Education Group is pleased to invite you to share in a one-day symposium grounded in Professor Stacey’s extensive research.

Four varied interactive sessions will cover the following areas of research:

  • Identifying students’ mathematical thinking
  • Technology and curriculum change
  • Enhancing problem solving and thinking mathematically
  • Application and impact.

Speakers contributing to the day include:

Professor John H Mason
Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK

Professor M Kathleen Heid
PennState College of Education, USA

Professor Rose Mary Zbiek
PennState College of Education, USA

Professor Bärbel Barzel
University of Education, Freiburg, Germany

Dr David Leigh-Lancaster
Mathematics Manager, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA)

Associate Professor Helen Chick
Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania

Mathematics Education Academic Group
Melbourne Graduate School of Education,
The University of Melbourne

Other speakers to be confirmed.


The University of Melbourne
Level 2, 234 Queensberry Street, Carlton

Reg 10.00am | Start 10.30am | End 5.30pm

Cost: $35 + GST
(includes lunch, and afternoon refreshments)


Optional – for attendees of the Symposium

Pasha’s Turkish Restaurant
108 Smith Street, Collingwood

Transport to restaurant 6.30pm | Dinner 7pm

Cost: $40.50 + GST
(includes transport, 3-course meal and a drink)


To book and pay, please click here: Online registration form
If you have any queries, please contact Pam Firth (
Bookings close Friday 14 June 2013.

Places are limited, therefore early booking is recommended.