Since the PME conference in Hiroshima last July (PME 24), the Executive of the International Committee of PME consists of:
The next PME conference, PME 25, wild be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 12-17 July 2001.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of PME, following the PME 25 conference, the Freudenthal Institute will organize a summer institute on 18-20 July. The topic of the Pme 25 Summer Institute (PSI) will be the theory and practice of Realistic Mathematics Education (RME). Plenary sessions and workshops will provide participants with theoretical and practical background information on RME; hands-on workshops are intended to deepen their understanding of RME. Various topics will be addressed, such as: the teaching and learning of algebra; number and geometry; assessment; the use of technology; the role of practice. Presenters will base their contributions and draw their examples from the work that they did in various projects the Freudenthal Institute has been involved in, ranging from elementary through secondary education.
More information on the PME 25 conference and on the PSI will become available at the website
Further details on the Group and its activities, in particular copies of PME News, can be found on the home page of PME: