Upcoming SAARMSTE Conference to be hosted by Tshwane University of Technology, Arts Campus, Pretoria, South Africa

Tuesday 12 January - Friday 15 January 2016

(Followed by Post Conference Writing Clinic: Friday 15 - Saturday 16 January 2016)


Conference Theme: Researching a sustainable environment and sustaining research in Mathematics Science and Technology Education


The SAARMSTE annual conferences are open to anyone involved and interested in research in science, mathematics, engineering or techology education.  New researchers are particularly welcome

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - please click here to register.


2nd Announcement can be downloaded  here

Cover page and paper template are available for download here


If you are interested in submitting a paper kindly download the 1st Announcement and call for papers here


We invite papers to address the following strands:

  • Curriculum and assessment reform and evaluation in MSTE
  • Promiising practices in teaching and learning MSTE
  • Equity, access and quality in MSTE
  • Teacher education and continuous professional development in MSTE
  • Language and MSTE
  • Reserach policy and practice in MSTE


Information found in the 2nd Announcement includes:

  • Plenary Speakers
  • Objectives of the SAARMSTE annual meeting
  • Presentation categories
  • Definition of 'Research'
  • Reveiwing procedure
  • Conference Accommodation
  • Registration 
  • Post-Conference Writing Clinic
  • Important dates
  • SAARMSTE 2016 correspondance details & conference organisaing committee
  • Conference bursaries
  • Application for financial support


Notice: SSRMSTE Colloquium - 12 September 2015 University of Fort Hare, East London

An ideal opportunity for those who may want to refine theirresearch papers in preparation to SAARMSTE Conference 2016.  How?  Through disucssion on curriculum, assessment, equity, access, quality, teacher education, continuouis professional development, language plus research and policy on MSTE.  Click here to download further informaiton on the SAARMSTE Colloquium




Electronic copies of the 2015 Conference Final Proceedings; Short Papers and Abstracts, (including Plenary Speakers)  can be downloaded here

Click here for details of Conference 2015 including delegate attendance.


SAARMSTE2014 Delegates in venue

 SAARMSTE2014 delegates at the conference in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.


Past Conference Proceedings

1997 - 2007 Conference Proceedings - DVDs available at R60 each. Please email the Secretariat to order: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Past Conference Hosts and Presidents

1993: Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa - John Volmink (RSA)
1994: University of Durban-Westville, Durban, South Africa - Viljay Reddy (RSA)
1995: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa - Diane Grayson (RSA)
1996: University of the North, Turfloop, South Africa - Marissa Rollnick (RSA)
1997: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa - Ntabiseng Ogude (RSA)
1998: University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa - Botlale Tema (RSA)
1999: University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe - Jaap Kuiper (RSA)
2000: University of Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Mogege Mosimege (RSA)
2001: Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique - Renuka Vithal (RSA)
2002: University of Natal, Durban, South Africa - Bongi Putsoa (Swaziland)
2003: University of Swaziland, Waterford Kamhlaba, Swaziland - Paula Ensor (RSA)
2004: University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa - Inocente Mutimucuio (MZ)
2005: University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia - Inocente Mutimucuio (MZ)
2006: University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa - Karin Brodie (RSA)
2007: Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique - Karin Brodie (RSA)
2008: University of Lesotho, Maseru, Lesotho - Chipo Fumhanda (Zimbabwe)
2009: Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa - Chipo Fumhanda (Zimbabwe)
2010: University of KwaZulu Natal, Pinetown, South Africa - Marc Schafer (RSA)
2011: North West University, Mafikeng, South Africa - Marc Schafer (RSA)
2012: University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi - Mellony Graven (RSA)
2013: University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa - Mellony Graven (RSA)

2014: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Mercy Kazima (Malawi)

2015: Pedagogical University and Eduardo University, Maputo, Mozambique - Mercy Kazima (Malawi)

Future Conference Hosts

2016:  Mathematics, Science & Technology Education (MSTE) Department, Faculty of Humanities, Tshwane Univeristy of Technology, Pretoria


SAARMSTE15 Conference Banner



A downloadable list of delegates who attended the 2015 Conference in Maputo can be found on the SAARMSTE Conference 2015 page