This 1987 study, based upon an international symposium held in Kuwait in February, 1986, seeks to identify key issues and basic questions within mathematics education.
Table of Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1. Mathematics in a technological society; 2. Mathematics and general educational goals; 3. The place and aims of mathematics in schools; 4. The content of the school mathematics curriculum; 5. On particular content issues; 6. Classrooms and teachers in the 1990s; 7. Research; 8. The processes of changes; 9. The way ahead; Bibliography.