Theme Group 6: Applications and Modelling

  • Marjorie Carss


The work in Theme Group 6 had three main objectives:
  1. (1)

    To identify and illuminate the current state of and trends in:

  • applications and modelling in the mathematical curricula at different educational levels in different countries;

  • applications and modelling as a subject for research, development and debate by mathematics educators and educationalists.

  1. (2)

    To exchange among theme group attendees experiences of applications and modelling and views on issues related to applications and modelling.

  2. (3)

    To generate, if possible, a set of recommendations or policy statements addressing priority issues for applications and modelling in the curricula at different educational levels.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marjorie Carss
    • 1
  1. 1.Education DepartmentUniversity of QueenslandSt Lucia, BrisbaneAustralia

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