The SAMSA MATHEMATICS TEACHERS' WORKSHOP  for Mathematics Teachers in Pre -University schools in Botswana,one of the side events for the SAMSA 2018 Conference will be held on November 21st and 22nd ,2018 at BIUST Palapye.

The purpose of the workshop is to enhance pre-university mathematics teachers' skills in teaching mathematics

The objectives of the workshop are to:
  • Improve mathematics teaching strategy and delivery skills
  • Improve mathematical learning and teaching skills
  • Contribute towards the Botswana Education & Training Sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP 2015-2020) goals
  • Improve awareness of the role of mathematics in national building
The long term goal is to achieve improved students' results in secondary mathematics and to prepare them for STEM courses at the university
Thematic areas to be covered include
  1. Critical role of mathematics in pre-university education and in STEM -related subjects
  2. Experience sharing and challenges uncounted in teaching mathematics at pre-university schools
  3. Pedagogies of teaching mathematics
  4. Exploring mathematics teaching methods, e.g technology
  5. Outcome -based education
  6. Improved critical thinking and problem solving skills among pre-university students
  7. The place of technology in  teaching mathematics in the modern world
  8. Demonstration of activities in mathematics