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The conference for all 11-19 mathematics teachers

29 June - 1 July 2017

Keele University

MEI Conference Sponsors

The MEI Conference is an annual three-day event run by Mathematics in Education and Industry for 11-19 mathematics teachers of all specifications

This event attracts mathematics teachers and enthusiasts at all stages of their careers to share, explore, discuss and evaluate ideas for the classroom. Approximately 300 people will attend this well-regarded mathematics conference, which provides a unique opportunity to raise your profile with mathematics educators.

Our sponsors

MEI is grateful to CASIO, our main sponsor. We thank the Teaching Statistics Trust for providing the plenary session by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter. We also thank the Keele University Mathematics Department and the Stoke-on-Trent Mathematics Excellence Partnership for their support.

We are very grateful to organisations that sponsor individual aspects of the MEI Conference; sponsorship, large and small, makes it possible for us to offer teachers this exceptional professional development and networking opportunity at affordable prices. We thank:

You’ll find information about these organisations below.

At Casio, we understand that mathematical education is about a whole lot more than just developing calculating abilities. Casio's latest graphing technologies provide intuitive, user-friendly interfaces which deliver ease of access to regular functions and features, and the ability to delve deeper into problem solving and exploration – perfectly suited to mixed ability classrooms and power users alike.

Casio have a range of calculators, from advanced scientific suitable for the new specification, through to advanced colour graphic calculators capable of 3D representation. All the calculators are permitted in examinations. We provide CPD, resources (many linked to publishers' textbooks) and support for teachers using the graphic calculators, free of charge.

Hodder Education
One of the UK’s leading Educational publishers, we provide innovative products to support the curriculum, including KS3 and GCSE Mastering Mathematics and materials for the 2017 A level specifications which are being developed with MEI. Visit our stand for more information.

OCR is a leading UK awarding body, committed to providing general and vocational qualifications that inspire, engage and equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to progress.

Our range of qualifications cover all learner styles, needs and abilities, from Entry Level, GCSEs, AS/A Levels plus Cambridge Nationals and Cambridge Technicals in areas such as IT, Sport, Health and Social Care and Engineering.

Our GCSE (9-1) Maths is designed to be straightforward and accessible so you can tailor how you deliver the course to suit your students' needs. Our new and accredited AS and A level Mathematics specifications offer coherent courses of study to develop your students' mathematical understanding, providing them with the skills to analyse situations in mathematics and elsewhere. Mathematics B (MEI), Further Mathematics B (MEI) and Core Maths qualifications have been developed in collaboration with Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI).

We aim to support teachers effectively from initial enquiry right through to results day with CPD training, Teach Network session, teaching and learning resources, assessment preparation support and publisher materials.

Meet the OCR Maths team at the exhibition on Friday and find out more about our qualifications and support.

Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the largest university press in the world, publishing for three primary markets: research, education, and English language teaching. OUP’s mission is to create world-class academic and educational resources and make them available as widely as possible. OUP publishes learning and teaching resources for all levels of Secondary Maths, including student books, digital resources, revision, and teacher support.

Purple Office
As stationery and office furniture supplier to MEI, Purple Office is delighted to have sponsored the conference delegate packs.

At Purple Office it is our belief that Climate Change is a significant issue for all of us, but most especially for our children and grandchildren. Whether you believe that the damage to our environment is man-made or natural, there is no doubt that we need to do something to guarantee our lifestyles, and even our survival. It is true that just one person cannot make a difference; however if enough people make changes to their lifestyle, the difference can be multiplied a million-fold. Stationery and office supplies may make up a small part of your company’s expenditure in a year, but every business needs it. We would like to give you the opportunity to make a difference by giving you a choice between traditional and environmentally friendly office supplies. You can make your buying decision based on value for money, quality, suitability sustainability, and ensure your own impact on the environment is minimised.

Our online catalogue service is there to make life easier for busy people. To search for the environmentally beneficial products simply tick the "green products only" box. You can even build your own ‘mini-catalogue’ of favourite items. Please visit our website to browse without obligation.

Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments provides education technology and resources that help students build a strong foundation in maths, science, and STEM, setting them up for success in the classroom and beyond. Our goal is to inspire future generations of innovators, problem-solvers and critical-thinkers. We have worked with educators for almost thirty years to be sure our technology – including handheld technology, calculators, software and apps and our resources – meet their needs in the classroom.

Now, with the final Ofqual approvals of all exam boards' programmes, we offer a complete range of educational tools that meet the new requirements for the use of technology for teaching and learning mathematics for GCSE, GCE A/AS maths levels.

Teaching Statistics
Teaching Statistics is a valuable tool offering support to teachers of statistics and other disciplines making widespread use of statistics. Edited by Helen MacGillivray, Teaching Statistics addresses problems which arise in the classroom in a stimulating, informative and encouraging way. Teaching Statistics is published by Wiley on behalf of the Teaching Statistics Trust.

Learn more and access the Spring 2017 issue for free in the Wiley Online Library.