Inaugural Meeting of Mathematics Education Committee of Jiangsu Mathematics Society & the First Jiangsu Mathematics Education Seminar was held in Xianlin Campus of Nanjing Normal University on May 29-30, 2019. The meeting was hosted by Mathematics Education Committee of Jiangsu Mathematics Society and organized by the School of Mathematical Sciences of Nanjing Normal University, with the goal of facilitating academic exchanges among mathematics educators, improving the quality of mathematics education research and advancing the development of mathematics education in Jiangsu Province.
More than 150 leaders and experts attended the meeting, including Yang Wenxin, Deputy Inspector of Jiangsu Association for Science and Technology, Professor Song Yongzhong, former President and Secretary of NNU Committee of CPC, Professor Tian Lixin, Vice President and a member of the Standing Committee of NNU Committee of CPC, Professor Qin Hourong, Chairman of Jiangsu Mathematics Society and Head of Mathematics Department of Nanjing University, Professor Dai Qin, Secretary General of Mathematics Education Committee of National Mathematics Society, Professor Tu Rongbao, former Chairman of National Association for Mathematics Education, with Zhao Jingya, Secretary of the School of Mathematical Sciences Committee of CPC, as the host.
The conference was centered on three themes: development of Mathematics Education in the new situation, theory and practice of curriculum reform in primary and secondary schools, and theory and practice of teaching mathematics. The conference was divided into four parts: opening ceremony, expert presentation, Meeting of the Standing Committee of Mathematics Education Committee and closing ceremony.
At the opening ceremony, Yin Huicheng, Dean of the School of Mathematical Sciences, extended a warm welcome and gave sincere greetings to all guests, and then, both Vice President Tian Lixin and Professor Dai Qin gave speeches. They all extended congratulations to the founding of the committee and hoped that it would facilitate the development of mathematics education.
After that, Deputy Inspector Yang Wenxin, Professor Song Yongzhong, Vice President Tian Lixin, and Chairman Qin Hourong jointly unveiled the nameplate for Mathematics Education Committee of Jiangsu Mathematics Society. Professor Qin Hourong announced the personnel list of the first session of Mathematics Education Committee of Jiangsu Mathematics Society and the Mathematics Education Committee of the Jiangsu Mathematics Society was formally established in applause. Subsequently, Professor Song Yongzhong, Chairman Qin Hourong and Deputy Inspector Yang Wenxin gave warm speeches in turn.
Following the inaugural meeting came the first Jiangsu mathematics education seminar where participants benefited a lot from six great presentations about mathematics education made by professors Tu Rongbao, Zhang Weizhong, Dai Qin, Wang Xiaoqin, Li Shanliang and Yu Ping.
In the evening, the Mathematics Education Committee held the first meeting of the standing committee to review regulations of the committee as well as the work plan of this year, and then a brief closing ceremony was held. After that, Inaugural Meeting of Mathematics Education Committee of Jiangsu Mathematics Society & the First Jiangsu Mathematics Education Seminar successfully completed all agendas and closed in warm applause.