Date(s) - 10/01/2022
19:00 - 20:15
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The first virtual seminar of the 2021-2022 series “How to encourage citizenship for democracy through mathematics – Exploring how mathematics can strengthen adults’ participation in formal and informal democracy “
The first virtual seminar “How to encourage citizenship for democracy through mathematics – Exploring how mathematics can strengthen adults’ participation in formal and informal democracy“ will take place on Monday 10th January 2022 at 19h00 (UTC). Use this time zone converter for your local time.
Name of Speaker: Lena Lindenskov (Denmark)
Lena’s topic focuses on how teachers might strengthen adults’ participation in formal and informal democracy. She will explore the notion of democracy and its links to adults mathematics education, giving examples but also posing questions about how mathematics/numeracy teachers can develop democratic approaches in their teaching planning.
Bio of Speaker:
Lena is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University.
Her research focusses on children’s, adolescents’ and adults’ interest and difficulties in learning mathematics, and on mathematical/numeracy competence related to democracy. She has been involved in a number of European Union projects and conferences focusing on adults learning mathematics In addition, she participated 1999-2004 in developing the Danish national curriculum and teacher training for Preparatory Adult Education in mathematics, with Tine Wedege and Bjarne Sonberg. She has contributed to the Danish mathematics team in PISA 1999-2019.
Registration are closed for this event.