Mathematics education in an East-West perspective
November 12 2012
Room S04, Building 101, DTU, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby.
Teaching, learning and education with roots in local traditions and culture,
national goals and global perspectives.
10.00 - 10.10: Coffee and rolls, reception
10:15 - 11:15:
Berinderjeet Kaur (Professor, National Institute of Mathematics Education, Singapore) Evolution of the school mathematics curriculum in Singapore.
I will show in my presentation why importance is placed on the learning of mathematics
in Singapore and how the present day school mathematics may be said to be: Maths for
all but more maths for some.
11:15 – 11:50
Maurice O’Reilly (Professor, St Patrick’s College, Dublin) Recent
developments in mathematics curricular reform in Ireland.
11:50 – 12:20:
Anna Jørgensen (Associate Professor emirita, (University College,
Teacher Education Zahle)
Mathematics teaching and learning in the Danish primary
and secondary school (age 6 -16) with a perspective on mathematical competences and
12:20 – 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 14:20
Levi Elipane (Ph.D., Dept. of Science Education, University of
Lesson studies in Japan
14:20 – 15:00
Kaj Østergaard (Associate Professor, VIA University College, Aarhus)
15:00 – 15:15 15 Coffee break
15:15 – 15:45
Samuel Bengmark (Kalmar University): Gifted students in Sweden
15:45 – 16:00