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Title:What goals for mathematics teaching in African schools?
Author:Jacobsen, E.
Periodical:Educafrica: Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Africa
Geographic term:Africa
Subject:mathematics education
Abstract:This paper examines, first in Africa, then, more generally, in the world, some of the evidence of the present dissatisfaction of mathematics teaching, limiting itself to the years of compulsory schooling) First is looked at some of the current goals in effeet and then at recommendations made at regional and international meetings. Finally, a partial answer is given to the question posed by the title of this paper with some suggestions for possible first steps towards implementation. Notes.