Netherlands, Utrecht

Mathematics Education

when 17 August 2014 - 28 August 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 940

The Summer School on Mathematics Education offers a blend of lectures, seminars and workshops on educational research and development in the fields of pre-primary, primary and secondary mathematics education, including special needs education. The program will be tailored towards the diverse interests of master’s students, teachers, curriculum developers, and researchers.

This summer school is organized by the Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education together with the Research Cluster Educational & Learning Sciences of Utrecht University. The staff members of both groups are experts in mathematics education with a focus on realistic mathematics education (RME), context-based approaches (CBA), and curriculum development.

Course leader

Dr. Maarten Dolk

Target group

Master’s students in teacher education and educational and learning sciences with a strong interest in mathematics education, primary and secondary mathematics teachers and teacher educators, curriculum developers, and researchers. Proficiency in English will be essential for a fruitful participation in the workshops.

Course aim

Bringing participants up-to-date in curriculum development and research in the field of mathematics education; refreshing and deepening the knowledge of mathematics education. Topics will include: curriculum development, revealing talents of children, classroom experiments, emergent modeling, context-based teaching approaches, use of technology, assessment.

Credits info

+ Certificate of attendance

Fee info

EUR 940: Including housing
EUR 600: Excluding


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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