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The second Hans Freudenthal Medal of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) is awarded to Professor Paul Cobb, whose work is a rare combination of theoretical developments, empirical research and practical applications. His work has had a major influence on the mathematics education community and beyond.

Between 2010-2016 ICMI has invested a significant amount of resources into the CANP project. In 2015 the ICMI EC accepted a proposal to review CANP: It was proposed to review CANP as a whole (rather than individual evaluations of each CANP) for which a Review Committee was established. 

The following Terms of Reference were proposed:

The ICMI Executive Committee has adopted some basic guidelines and criteria about (minimum) requirements for granting the status of an ICMI Regional Conference to a conference under planning.

Two crucial aspects are that

AFRICME-Africa Regional Congress of ICMI on Mathematical Education

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