2nd Congress on Mathematics Education for Central America and the Caribbean will be held October 29 to November 1, 2017 in Cali Colombia.

The 2nd Congress on Mathematics Education for Central America and the Caribbean (CEMACYC II) will take place in Cali, Colombia, from October 29 to November 1, 2017.The site for the event will be the Universidad del Valle, one of Colombia's premier institutions. The main host for the Congress will be the Institute of Education and Pedagogy of that institution.The participants will be able to enjoy the hospitality of the people of Cali, and visit surrounding sites of natural beauty.

CEMACYC I was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with great success, in November of 2013.This Congress is organized by REDUMATE, the Network for Mathematics Education for Central America and the Caribbean (, founded in 2012 during CANP II (Capacity and Networking Project) of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI), held in San José, Costa Rica. REDUMATE has a strategic collaborative relationship with the Inter-American Committee on Mathematics Education (CIAEM / IACME).

CEMACYC II encourages proposals from academics and students for Communications, Workshops and Posters. There will also be Group Meetings. They will be based on the Congress Themes, or for interested organizations and associations. Although the event is directed toward the Caribbean and Central American region, the perspective in international, and therefore academic and students from outside the region are encouraged to the participate in a vibrant and friendly international environment. The Congress enjoys the support of ICMI and CIAEM/IACME, as well as the Universidad del Valle and Colombia's Mathematics Education community.

Official Languages: Spanish and Portuguese.


CEMACYC II will have presentations related to 9 themes:

  1. Curriculum, Evaluation and Competencies
  2. Mathematics Education in Pre-School and Elementary Education (up to grade 6)
  3. Mathematics Education in Secondary Education (grades 7-12)
  4. Mathematics Education in Higher Education
  5. Ethnomathematics and Sociocultural Perspectives
  6. Initial and Continuing Teacher Preparation
  7. History and Philosophy in Teaching and Teacher Education 
  8. Problem Solving and Modeling
  9. Use of Technologies

All the themes are in relation to Mathematics Education.

The Central Themes promoted by the Congress are:

  • Curriculum, Evaluation and Competencies
  • Initial and Continuing Teacher Preparation 
  • Use of Technologies

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