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The NEXT EINSTEIN FORUM (NEF) Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, at least 40 percent of whom are women, will have two main opportunities as a NEF Fellow:

  1. Advance their scientific career. NEF Fellows have a unique platform to:
    • Present their work at the NEF Global Gathering in the presence of leading scientists, journalists, industries and business people from the world.
    • Gain exposure to a global audience of approximately 100 million viewers and readers worldwide.
    • Draw upon the vast networks of NEF members and participants for support, connections and counsel to advance their work.
    • Develop mentoring relationships with leading scientists, policymakers, industry representatives and civil-society leaders
  2. Inspire the next generation of African innovators. NEF Fellows participate in campaigns and events to encourage young people to pursue scientific careers.

What does it take to be a NEF Fellow?
Applications to be a NEF Fellow are open to Africans from around the world – including those who currently reside in the Diaspora – in all fields of science, including the social sciences and technology fields. Applicants should be under 42 years old and have a doctorate degree with a demonstrated track record of innovative research and findings. NEF Fellows must also be passionate about raising Africa’s science profile and be able to captivate both a scientific and non-scientific audiences.

Where can I apply?

Download the Call for Applications here: ENG   FRA

Download the Application Form here: ENG   FRA

Deadline: 27 January 2017

Important dates

  • Applications open – 15 November 2016
  • Applications close – 27 January 2017
  • Pre-selection – February 2017
  • Final Selection by SPC – March 2017
  • Publication of results – 15 June 2017

Follow the website for further information:


18th Biennial Conference on Teachers and Teaching

2-7 July 2017 University of Salamanca in Spain

Theme: "Teaching search and research"

Click here for more information on the theme, abstracts and why you should attend

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ICTMA18 - International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modelling and Applications

23-28 July 2017.  Stellenbosch University

Click here to download the conference poster and here to read the latest ICTMA newsletter




14th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project

Challenges in Mathematics Education for the Next Decade

September 10–15, 2017

Hotel Annabella, Balatonfüred, Lake Balaton, Hungary

In cooperation with the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education,  Mathematics Education Centre, Institut for Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest,

The Hong Kong Institute of Education, MUED, DQME II, DQME3, MAV, AWM, AAMT, WTM-Verlag (Wissenschaftliche Texte und Medien – scientific texts and media), Wholemovement,

Major Sponsor: Autograph

Update December  2016

(1) For all updated conference information please download our NEW Second Announcement at   HungarySecondAnnouncement1

(2) Some important changes.

  • The Conference Title is now: Challenges in Mathematics Education for the Next Decade.
  • There will be no special working group on Polya and Lakatos but papers are still welcome and will be included in other relevant working groups.
  • Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education and Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest will be cooperating with us locally.
  • Agnes Tuska and Andras Benedek are no longer conference co-organisers. The new Conference Organising Committee consists of  Alan Rogerson  & Jasia Morska  in consultation with  the Project Advisory Body.

(3) We expect before the end of January to have enough registrations to guarantee the conference will go ahead. It would be most helpful, however, if you could let us know now if you are definitely intending to come. Please note Early Bird fees are due before January 31st.

(4) To help research students and academics who wish to publish their papers, but cannot attend our conference, we offer blind-blind peer review and publication in the official printed proceedings of the conference, and inclusion in the post-conference on-line proceedings. There will also be a special session at the conference highlighting this work of young scholars and researchers. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details including the cost for this service. Acceptance is limited and will be on a first come first served basis.

 (5) The New DQME website: replaces the old one which is no longer active. Please bookmark the NEW address and recommend it to your teacher colleagues because it contains literally 1000s of practical materials tested and ready for use in the classroom, organised in 10 languages and by age level and mathematical content. Please note that to download all materials it is necessary to click Register Now on the webpage and fill in and Submit your details, after which ALL materials can be accessed and downloaded when you log in with email/password. There will be a full report on DQME at the Hungary conference.

(6) Some news from our Major Sponsor. The most recent update to Autograph builds on the ease of use and effective pedagogy of its popular predecessor in pure mathematics (in 2D and 3D), and statistics. There is a significant use of attributes of objects enabling an exciting new range of simulations, and a new Argand diagram page breaks new ground in the visualisation of complex numbers. Autograph's emphasis on teaching and learning through dynamic imagery, in a simple and straight-forward interface, makes it a natural and complimentary partner to open source titles.