The Africa Regional Congress of ICMI on Mathematical Education (AFRICME 5)

The Aga Khan University (AKU) Institute for Educational Development East Africa, in collaboration with the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) has the pleasure of organizing the Fifth Africa Regional Congress of ICMI on Mathematical Education (AFRICME). 

AFRICME 5 aims at offering a forum for mathematics educators throughout Africa. This event will take place at the AKU campus in Dar es Salaam Tanzania from August 29-31, 2018.

The AFRICME 5 programme will offer an exciting combination of keynote lectures, panel and round table discussion, paper presentations, workshops, East Africa presentations, displays of local teaching learning materials and posters. 

Focus in all these will be on key developments and research in mathematics education in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly the Eastern and South-Eastern countries. 


Click here to see our Programme and list of activities. 

Seats in the AFRICME 5 workshops are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit this page to see the list of workshops and the leaders.

Chief Guest

Hon. Joyce Ndalichako, Minister of Education in Tanzania

Keynote Address

Eminent scholar and professor in mathematics education Dr. Barbara Jaworski will be the keynote speaker at AFRICME5. 

Professor Jaworski has a career that spans mathematics teaching at secondary level and first-year university level, teacher education at secondary level, and teaching and supervision of doctoral students. Her research has been mainly into the development of mathematics teaching through research and through partnerships between teachers and teacher educators at a range of levels. She was for six years Editor in Chief of the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education and, for three years, President of PME, the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

Invited Symposia

Chair: Dr. Jean-Luc Dorier, University of Geneva, the faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

Topic: Developing a research community: role of graduate programs 

Chair: Dr. Anthony Essien, Mathematics Education Division, School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa 

Topic: Publishing in the era of digital technology: potential and pitfalls  


All AFRICME 5 attendees have to register by completing this registration form.

Registration can be sent by email to:

Registration rates are provided below. Registration covers participation in the scientific program, conference folder, ground transport from designated pick-up points, tea and lunch during the conference.

International DelegateUS$ 150
Local DelegateTZS 150,000/-
Students (Local)TZS 70,000/-
Students (International)US$ 35

Guidelines for payment of registration available here

Contact Us

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