22nd Annual Primary and Secondary Teachers' Mathematics Conference

ACU is delighted to host the 22nd Annual Primary and Secondary Teachers' Mathematics Conference, at our Melbourne campus.



04 December 2019

8:50 AM - 3:45 PM

ACU Melbourne Campus, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy Vic 3065

About the conference

Our annual conference aims to assist teachers in their development of professional knowledge, practice, and engagement about mathematics education.

The workshops on offer this year highlight topics which are currently important, and of interest to teachers and mathematics leaders. Topics include: student engagement, differentiation, the Australian Curriculum proficiencies, growth mindset development, and more.

Attending and completing the one day professional development conference will contribute five hours of professional development addressing the standards as listed from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher registration in Victoria. A certificate of attendance is provided to all delegates as proof of attendance for Victorian Institute of Teaching yearly registration and auditing requirements.

Conference outline

Download conference program (PDF)

Keynote speakers

Jill Cheeseman

Dr Jill Cheeseman is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Monash University. Jill has been a part of many research projects where she has worked closely with classroom teachers and leaders in primary schools. Her current research project focuses on fostering inquiry in mathematics classrooms and leading primary mathematics in schools.

Gaye Williams

Dr Gaye Williams is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Classroom Research at The University of Melbourne. Her research interests include factors influencing student opportunities to creatively develop mathematical insights during group problem solving in mathematics (including in STEM contexts). Resilience building in both students and teachers is part of that research.

Featured Conference Presenter


Charles Lovitt is our featured workshop presenter at this year’s conference.

Charles works with teachers offering practical advice and tips in making mathematics lessons more engaging for students’ learning and more engaging for teachers, too.

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