As part of *Math*NED’s efforts to revamp
mathematics education in Ghana, Professor S. E. Anku,
Founder and Executive Director of *Math*NED,
Professor I. K. Dontwi, Head of Mathematics Department
of KNUST, Dr. Adu Gyamfi, Head of Mathematics Department
of UG, and Professor B. A. Eshun of Department of
Science and Mathematics Education of UCC, have initiated
the formation of a new association, the Ghana
Mathematics Society.
**Specifically, the aims include:**
• Developing and sustaining a peer-reviewed journal of
mathematics and mathematics education
• Nurturing talents in mathematics
• Researching into mathematics and its applications to
national education and development
• Forming a think tank to deliberate and set an agenda
to systematically direct the technological development
of Ghana.
• Collaborating with international mathematics
associations on issues of mutual interest
• Organizing and attending international conferences on
mathematics and mathematics education
• Providing a pool of experts in mathematics and
mathematics education for the country’s universities and
other tertiary institutions.
Membership is open to all those who believe in the
application of the principles and methods of mathematics
to develop Ghana. Mathematics lecturers in the
universities, polytechnics, teacher training colleges,
and all those who use significant mathematics in their
careers are particularly invited to become members.
Pre-tertiary mathematics teachers are invited to be
members. There is an institutional membership fee of *
***GH¢50** and annual fee of **GH¢30**.
An IMC meeting will take place n the 18th October 2007
at the University of Education, Winneba. More details
will be communicated to you through this site. |