Indonesia: History and perspective on mathematics education

Sitti PATAHUDDIN, Stephanus Suwarsono, Rahmah Johar

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This article sets out to trace the history of Indonesian mathematics education from pre-colonial period to the present. It highlights key events that have been influential in shaping the conceptualisation of mathematics and its teaching. We then conclude with the greatest educational challenges for Indonesia and the possible solutions to resolve some of these challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMathematics and its Teaching in the Asia-Pacific Region
EditorsJohn Mack, Bruce Vogeli
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing
Number of pages40
ISBN (Electronic)9789813272132
ISBN (Print)9789813272135
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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