Netherlands, Utrecht

Mathematics Education

when 20 August 2012 - 31 August 2012
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 890

During the last decades the Netherlands have been at the forefront of innovation in science and mathematics education. Currently Dutch curriculum development projects are in progress for mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry and advanced integrated science and mathematics.

This Summer School will provide secondary science and mathematics teachers and educators, curriculum developers and researchers with a blend of lectures, seminars and other activities on curriculum development and related research. The programme will be tailored to the interests of both mathematics and science education.

The Freudenthal Institute in Science and Mathematics Education in Utrecht ranks among the leading institutions in the world, housing experts in science and mathematics education in the fields of realistic mathematics education (RME), the context based approach (CBA) and curriculum development.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Harrie M.C. Eijkelhof and Dr. Jaap den Hertog

Target group

Master students primary and secondary mathematics education; secondary mathematics teachers and educators; curriculum developers and researchers with proficiency in English.

Course aim

Bringing participants up-to-date in curriculum development and research in the field of mathematics education. Refreshing and deepening knowledge in core issues on that terrain.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 890: Course + course materials + housing + deposit


A limited number of scholarships in the form of (partial) fee waivers and/or accommodation intended for talented students from developing countries is available. Talented students from other countries can also apply. There are no travel grants. If you see

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