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## Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP) is one of the six National Centers of Excellence in the Basic Sciences (NCOE), created on March 23, 1983 by Presidential Decree No. 1416 through Executive Order No. 889, to help advance science and technology in the country, and specifically, to strengthen and broaden the national capability to train scientific leaders and conduct research in the basic sciences.

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MATHTEX 2024: Mathagumpay!

The Mathematics Division of the UPLB Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics, in cooperation with the Filipino Science Hub (FilSciHub) and the Mathematics Society of the Philippines Calabarzon (MSPC), successfully conducted the 2024 Mathematics Teachers Exchanges from July 10 to 12.
Commonly known as MATHTEX, this year’s three-day intensive training focused on axiomatic geometry, a subject often regarded as challenging for both teaching and learning in high school mathematics.
Dr. Editha C. Jose, Director of IMSP, welcomed the participants and shared the history of the event since its conception in 2012.
This project aims to address essential needs within high school mathematics education by focusing on three core objectives: (1) to enhance the teaching skills of teachers, as this is pivotal in fostering a more engaging and effective learning environment for students, (2) to establish a collaborative platform for high school teachers to share their best practices in teaching mat...