Welcome to the official website of SAARMSTE

The Southern African Association dedicated to the advancement of research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education


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SAARMSTE publishes an accredited academic journal, the African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education.

Free access to the journal is provided to SAARMSTE members.

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Please note that both renewing members and new members need to follow the same application process.





Announcing Postponmentof: The 18th Annual SAARMSTE Research School for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education

RS2020 is postponed until further notice


 A call for Papers: A special issue of Educational Studies in Mathematics 

ESM invites reflection on mathematics education in this time of crisis. 

Papers in this special issue may include:

  • Reflective analysis of trends in research and how these trends relate to (foresee and reflect) global crises
  • Analysis of mathematical artefacts (statistics, models, interpretations) that have been shared by mainstream and social media.
  • and much more.  For more information with deadline dates, download the full calll here.



January 2021

Host: SAARMSTE Lesotho Chapter in collaboration with NUL and LCE

(National University of Lesotho and Lesotho College of Education)

Theme: Positioning and Disrupting STEM in the Development Agenda in Southern Africa

 Further details may be found under Conference Information page: 


Open Call for a Special Issue on:

Science and Mathematics Teacher Educators and their

Professional Growth

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16th International Conference of The Mathematics Education

for the Future Project

Provisionally planned for September / October 2021

Cluj Napoca, Romania