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LivMS Event:

* *Date:* Wednesday 2 Feb, 2022
* *Time:* 17:00-18:00
* *Presenter:* Damian Haigh (Head Teacher of the University of Liverpool Mathematics School)
* *Title:* Notable schools in the history of mathematics education and some the people who learned there
* *Audience:* Anyone interested in post-16 mathematics education, including school students in Years 10 and 11
* *Venue:* Online
* *Registration:* Via the [Eventbrite]( page for the event

* *Contact:* Peter Giblin
Over the last 5000 years there have been many important institutions in the history of the teaching of mathematics, many of which are lost to history but some of which are not just known of but even still in existence. Many already know of Plato’s Academy (from which those ignorant of geometry may or may not have been barred entry), and the “school” of Pythagoras. Since then, mathematics has been taught in different ways in different places and we’ll be looking at some of these schools and typical problems and puzzles that a student might have encountered in them, whether it be in ancient Greece, Mediaeval China, or more recently in Russia and eastern Europe.

The University of Liverpool Mathematics School