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Congresses, Conferences, etc.

· Four National Symposiums on Mathematics Education in Bulgaria, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988.

· First Conference "Tournament of Towns", Estonia, 1989.

· Second Bratislava International Symposium on Mathematics Education, Bratislava, 1990.

· 7-th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-7), Quebec, Canada, 1992.

· Annual Conference of Mathematics Education Teachers, Sheffield Hallam University, England, November 1993.

· Second Congress of the WFNMC, Bulgaria, 1994.

· NRC meetings in TIMSS in different parts of the world.

· Four training meetings on IEANCEE.

· 8-th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-8), Seville, Spain, 1996.

· 38-th General Assembly of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Bulgaria, 1997.

· Third Congress of the WFNMC, China, 1998.

· First Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (ERME), Osnabrueck, Germany, 1998.

· 33. Tagung fur Didaktik der Mathematik, Bern, 1999.

· 9-th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-9), Tokyo, Japan, 2000.

· TIMSS Expert Panel Meetings.

· International Conference "Reasoning, explanation and proof in school mathematics and their place in the intended curriculum", organized by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, 3 - 6 October, 2001, Cambridge, England.

· Third Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe, 7 – 9 November 2003, Rome, Frascati, Italy.

· Third International Conference “Creativity in Mathematics Education and Education of Gifted Students”, 3-9 August 2003, Rousse, Bulgaria.

· TEDS  Expert Panel Meetings.

· Forum of the Educational Policy Center at the Michigan State University “What Teachers Need to Know: Envisioning of Highly Qualified Mathematics Teachers”, 2-3 June 2004, Washington D.C.

· 10-th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-10), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004.

· Fifth Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe, 4 – 6 November 2004, Budapest, Hungary.

· International Conference on Mathematics Education, 3 – 5 June 2005, Svishtov, Bulgaria.

· Sixth Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe, 3 – 5 November 2004, Dublin, Ireland.

· Seventh Annual Conference of Association for Educational Assessment – Europe, 9 – 11 November 2006, Naples, Italy

· International Symposium Elementary Mathematics Teaching, SEMT'07, 19 – 24 August 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.

· Fifty second annual conference of Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), March 17-21, 2008, New York.

· Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, NY, March 24-28. Delivering an Item Writing Course to Assess Teachers' Mathematics & Pedagogical Knowledge.

· 11-th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-11), Monterrey, Mexico, 2008. Team member of the Discussion Group “The role of mathematics in access to tertiary education”.

· Ninth Annual Conference of Association for Educational Assessment – Europe, 6 – 8 November 2008, Hissar, Bulgaria.

· Ninth Annual Conference of “Association for Educational Assessment – Europe”, 6 – 8 November 2008, Hissar Bulgaria.

· Second Black See Conference on Policy and Assessment in Education, 10-11 June, 2009, Batumi, Georgia.

· 6-th Congress of the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions (WFNMC), 25-31 July 2010, Riga, Latvia.

· Eleventh Annual Conference of “Association for Educational Assessment – Europe”, 4 – 6 November 2010, Oslo, Norway.

· 12-th International Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME-12), Seoul, Korea, 2012.

· 13-th International Congress of Mathematics Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany, 2016.

· 8-th Congress of the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions (WFNMC), 18-24 July 2018, Graz, Austria.

 

Other International Links

· National Research Coordinator (NRC) for Bulgaria in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), since 1991.

· Research Fellow at the School of Education, University of Southampton, Southampton, England, October - December, 1993.

· Assistant Editor in the international journal "Mathematics and Informatics Quarterly" (published in English), since 1991.

· Member of the Committee of the International Mathematics Tournament of Towns by the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions (WFNMC).

· Member of the Network in Central and Eastern European Countries (IEANCEE).

· Member of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (ERME).

· Member of Die Gesellshaft fur Didaktik der Mathematik (GDM).

· Member of the International Expert Panel for TIMSS 2003.

· Member of the TIMSS Mathematics Item Review International Committee.

· Member of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe (AEA-E).

· Member of the International Expert Panel for IEA Teacher Education Study (TEDS).

· International Consultant on student assessment component of the World Bank Educational Modernization Project in Tajikistan, 2003.

· Member of the International Expert Panel for TEDS (Teacher Education Study) conducted by International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

· International World Bank Consultant on implementation of PISA study in Kyrgyzstan, 2005.

· Member of the Professional Development Committee of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe.

· Member of the Council of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe.

· Secretary (2008-2012), Senior Vice President (2012-2018), and President (since 2018) of the World Federation for National Mathematics CompetitionsWFNMC.

· Chairperson of the 2014 European Baccalaureate Examining Board.

· Member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Educational Research.

· Reviewer of the American Educational Research Journal.

 

Awards and Recognitions

· The article [35] from the list of publications is "1995 "Gazette" Article of the Year" in The First Annual "Mathematical Gazette" Writing Awards.

· The article [51] from the list of publications is "1999 "Gazette" Article of the Year" in The Annual "Mathematical Gazette" Writing Awards.

· Fellow of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe since 2008.

· Inclusion in the 2010 Strathmores Whos Who for individuals who have demonstrated leadership and achievement in their occupation, industry or profession.

To contact me:

University of Sofia

Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics

James Boucher bul. 5

1164 Sofia

Bulgaria

Last update 18 October 2019