The AIMS School Enrichment Center (AIMSSEC) has been operating in South Africa since 2004. AIMSSEC is a schools mathematics enrichment programme offering free learning resources for learners of all ages from 5 to 18+ years together with professional development courses for teachers.
AIMSSEC operates a variety of educational programmes for teachers, including:
- Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) course – an innovative two year professional development programme involving both residential and distance learning components. The programme uses the Internet, Interactive TV and Cellphone technologies to link teachers in rural areas of South Africa.
- Mathematical Thinking, Problem Solving and Technology in teaching and learning mathematics – a 10-day residential programmes followed by a 3 month distance learning programme. Over 14 sessions, over 682 teachers have completed training through this programme.