An overview of research on teaching and learning mathematics

In order to further discussion about the field of educational science and its continued development, the Committee for Educational Science at the Swedish Research Council has asked some researchers to illuminate different themes connected with the Committee’s assignment. Professor Rudolf Strässer, Luleå University of Technolog, in this report discusses Swedish research on didactics of mathematics and how it relates to international research. The report also summarises Swedish doctoral and licentiate dissertations in the field, and gives an overview of Swedish institutions with activities in mathematics and pedagogy/education.

The Swedish Research Council bears national responsibility for developing the country’s basic research towards attainment of a strong international position.

MORE WITHIN THE SAME SUBJECT AREA

  1. Forskning.se makes science easier to access and understand

    A national platform for news and communication about research will be launched in February 2024. The platform continues to build on the existing website forskning.se, and is a long-term initiative and an important part of the Swedish Research Council...

  2. The Swedish Research Barometer 2023 shows the state of Swedish research

    How does Sweden compare as a research nation in international comparison? Which higher education institutions invest the most in research and development (R&D)? How much of the expenditure on R&D goes to basic research and to applied research? We hav...

  3. Important to strengthen research quality and international competitiveness

    The Swedish Research Council’s input to the Government’s research and innovation bill presents our views on what needs to be done to strengthen the Swedish research system and create good preconditions for excellent research that is of benefit to soc...

To top