to promote international programs of activities and publications that improve the collaboration, exchange and dissemination of ideas and information on all aspects of the theory and practice of contemporary mathematical education.
to foster efforts to improve the quality of mathematics teaching and learning worldwide.
to support and assist the International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME) and meetings or conferences of ICMI affiliated organizations.
ICMI was founded in 1908 and has been a commission of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) since 1952.
Considering the current situation and potential development of COVID19, ICME-14 Chair and LOC and ICMI Presidents, Vice Presidents and Secretaries General, Incumbent and incoming) decided that ICME-14 will be held will be held simultaneously in face-to-face form (in Shanghai) as well as online.
The theme of the International Day of Mathematics 2021 (March 14, 2021) is "Mathematics for a Better World". In view of the pandemic, it is highly likely that it will not be possible to hold events for the general public. It is therefore recommended that celebrations be planned in schools and colleges during class time or as extracurricular activities. Find out more here.
with the election of Frederick K. S. Leung succeeding Jill Adler as president, Jean-Luc Dorier replacing Abraham Arvaci as Secretary General, Anjum Halai and Merrilyn Goos as vice presidents, and new members-at-large Marta Civil, Patricio Felmer, Mercy Kazima, Nuria Planas and Susanne Prediger.
A major responsibility of ICMI is to plan for the quadrennial International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME), held under the auspices of ICMI.
ICMI representatives are contact persons in the ICMI member countries.
The Capacity and Network Project aims to provide teacher-educators in developing countries with enhanced mathematical expertise.
The Klein Project presents contemporary mathematics for secondary school teachers.
In 2019 the ICMI Regional Conference "XV Conferencia Interamericana de Educación Matemática (CIEAM)" was held May 5-10 in Medellín, Colombia.
Materials and links for mathematics teachers and educators.