The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction
Bulletin No. 47
International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI)
Terms of Reference (1986)
- The Commission shall consist of
- the members of an Executive
Committee as specified in (2) below, elected by IMU, and
- one delegate from each member nation
as specified in (4) below.
- The Executive Committee consists of
four officers, namely, President, two Vice-Presidents, and Secretary, and
three further members. Furthermore, the outgoing
President of ICMI, the President and the Secretary of IMU, and the
representative of IMU at CTS (ICSU) are members
ex-officio of the E.C.
- In all other respects the Commission
shall make its own decisions as to its internal organization and rules
- Any Adhering Organization wishing
to support or encourage the work of the Commission may create, or recognize,
agreement with its Committee for Mathematics, a
Sub-Commission for ICMI to maintain liaison with the Commission in all
matters pertinent to its affairs. The Adhering Organization
in question shall designate one member of the said
Sub-Commission, if created, to serve as a delegated
member of ICMI as mentioned in (1).
- The Commission shall be charged with
the conduct of the activities of IMU, bearing on mathematical or scientific
education and shall take the initiative in inaugurating
appropriate programmes designed to further the sound development of
mathematical education at all levels, and to secure
public appreciation of its importance. In the pursuit of this objective,
Commission shall cooperate, to the extent it considers
desirable with effective regional groups which may be formed
spontaneously, within, or outside, its own structure.
- The Commission may, with the approval
of the Executive Committee of IMU, coopt, as members of ICMI, suitable
chosen representatives of non-IMU countries, on
an individual basis.
- The budget of the Commission shall
be submitted to the Executive Committee of IMU and the General Assembly,
approval, at such times as may be determined by
agreement between the Commission and the Executive Committee of IMU.
- The Commission shall file an annual
report of its activities with the Executive Committee of IMU, and shall
quadrennial report at each regular meeting of the