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Khanyisa Education Centre in Giyani, Limpopo stands out as a beacon of academic achievement and a nurturing ground for mathematical prowess under Mrs Weber who recently achieved the top accolade in the SAMF's Limina Maths Problem Solving course sponsored by the South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA), cementing her reputation as a leader in educational excellence.
Emmanuel Adu, a dedicated mathematics teacher at Tlhatlogang Intermediate School (a Quintile 2 school in the Northern Cape province), has recently emerged as a standout educator following his participation in the South African Mathematics Foundation's (SAMF) Limina Maths Problem Solving Course sponsored by the South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA). In a candid interview, Emmanuel shared insights into his teaching journey and the transformative impact of the course on his pedagogical approach.
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) is delighted to announce the selection of two distinguished teams representing South Africa on the global stage of mathematical excellence. These teams will participate in the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) in London, United Kingdom from 11-22 July, and the Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad (PAMO) in Johannesburg from 12-22 August.
Mathematics education often headlines for its challenges rather than its successes. Alarming statistics from international comparative studies like PIRLS and TIMSS paint a bleak picture. However, a closer look by Professor Gerrit Stols, Director at the Department for Education Innovation at the University of Pretoria and its Department of Institutional Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation, reveals a more nuanced story.
Two Decades of Advancing Mathematics -Thursday, 16 May 2024
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) is proud to announce its 20th anniversary, marking two decades of dedication to promoting mathematics excellence in South Africa. Founded in 2004 by members of the South African Mathematical Society (SAMS) and the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa (AMESA), SAMF has been instrumental in advancing mathematics education in the country.
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) is thrilled to announce the opening of registration for two prestigious events: the South African Mathematics Challenge (SAMC) and the South African Mathematics Olympiad (SAMO). These competitions, integral to SAMF's mission, provide a platform for learners to display their mathematical prowess and critical thinking skills.
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) hosted its highly anticipated annual award ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievements in mathematics education. The event, held at Emperor's Palace in Ekurhuleni this past weekend, brought together educators, students, and industry leaders in a commendable display of dedication to advancing mathematics in South Africa.
The International Mathematics Competition (IMC) has once again showcased the brilliance and determination of young mathematicians worldwide. The event, dedicated to fostering a global community of mathematical enthusiasts, witnessed South African students making their mark on the international stage.
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) is proud to announce the national team's performance at the 64th International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO). With determination, skill, and an unwavering passion for mathematics, the South African team showcased their talent on the international stage.
The South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) is thrilled to announce that South Africa has achieved a remarkable third place in the highly competitive Pan African Mathematics Olympiad (PAMO) out of the 31 participating countries. The event, gathering the brightest mathematical minds from across Africa, took place from 13 to 22 May, and our talented team of mathletes showcased their exceptional problem-solving skills, mathematical prowess, and determination. Securing this splendid position reflects dedication, hard work, and outstanding abilities. The South African National team made the nation proud with remarkable achievements in this esteemed international competition.