Submission instructions and templates

Please submit papers via email to: [email protected]

Please read the "Instructions for Authors" for clearly naming your files so they can be located appropriately on our system. In addition, please use the same file name in the heading for your submissions email.


Early Bird Submission 30th January 2022   EB information   2022 MERGA conference template  Instructions to Authors  
Early Career Award Papers 30th January 2022
 ECA information  2022 MERGA conference template   Instructions to Authors
Research Symposia Papers 30th January 2022  RSP information  2022 MERGA conference template  Instructions to Authors
Research Papers 20th March 2022  RP information  2022 MERGA conference template  Instructions to Authors
Beth Southwell Practical Implications Award Papers   20th March 2022  BSPIA information  2022 MERGA conference template  Instructions to Authors
Short Communications/Round Tables/Posters 20th March 2022  SC Information  2022 MERGA conference template - abstract   Instructions to Authors


Please click here to access the MERGA publication agreement 

MERGA is concerned with the promotion of quality teaching of mathematics and mathematics education at all levels, through critical study and reflection on practice and theory. Work accepted for presentation at the conference will be related to mathematics education whether at pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, and/or tertiary levels or within informal and workplace settings. Relevant topic areas include:

  •  - mathematics teaching, learning and assessment;
  •  - mathematics teacher education;
  •  - the policy environment of mathematics education practice;
  •  - emerging cultural, political, economic and technological contexts of mathematics education; and
  •  - the practice of mathematics within various cultural, sociological, philosophical and technological contexts.
MERGA acknowledges the equivalent value of research and other forms of scholarly inquiry. As such, a broad range of research methodologies and their methods will be accepted. These will include, for instance, quantitative approaches such as experimental and quasi-experimental investigations, qualitative studies such as case studies or ethnographies, participatory projects and postmodernist inquiry. MERGA also acknowledges, and encourages, scholarship in mathematics education that draws on a wide range of theoretical paradigms and interdisciplinary analyses. MERGA acknowledges the importance of opportunities for sharing emerging ideas in mathematics education and teacher development.

Submitting multiple papers

Do not submit the same (or very similar) content in different papers or different formats.

In order to ensure that the conference program is as inclusive as possible, authors will normally be restricted to TWO published regular research papers carrying their name. Authors may also have their names on TWO symposium papers. Authors may also wish contribute to TWO short communications, posters, or round tables (but not two of each).  If program slots are limited, conference organising committees have the right to select from multiple contributions carrying the name of any author.

If more than two of any type of paper/symposium/communication are submitted, the organisers will send only the first two received to reviewers, with no further consultation.

Financial support for conference attendance

The MERGA Executive provides a range of bursaries to encourage and enable attendance at the annual Conference. Click here to find out more.