Vagi Bino

Vagi Bino


Bachelor of Science (BSc.), UPNG
Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGGDE), University of Goroka.
Diploma in Website Design, Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia

Areas of teaching

Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences


University of Goroka
P.O Box 1078
GOROKA,Eastern Highlands Province
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (+675) 531 1857

Mrs. Vagi Hanua-Bino is currently a Senior Tutor with the Division of Mathematics and Computer Sciences in the School of Science and Technology, University of Goroka. She obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) qualification from University of Goroka after completing a BSc degree program majoring in Mathematics and Physics from University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG). She also has a Diploma in website design from Canberra Technology Institute (CTI).

Research Interest/Background

Ethno-mathematics; Mathematics Education and Semigroup Theory


Owens, K., Edmonds-Wathen, C., Sakopa, P., and Bino, V. (2015). Bringing ethnomathematics to elementary schools in Papua New Guinea: A design-based research project. Revista Latinoamericana de Etnomatemática: Perspectivas Socioculturales de la Educación Matemática, (to be published)

Edmonds-Wathen, C., and Bino, V. (2015). Changes in expression when translating arithmetic word questions. Annual conference of International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Hobart. (Referred, accepted to be published)

Bino, V., and Edmonds-Wathen, C. (2014). Technology-enhancement for PNG professional learning. MERGA37: Curriculum in focus: Research guided practice (Sydney conference). Mathematics Education Group of Australasia. Adelaide: MERGA.

Kopamu,S., Me’e,K.. and Bino, V. (2014), Left Wall of structurally semilattice semigroup variety, International conference of Pure & Applied Mathematics, Goroka (yet to be referred and published)