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Mathematics and Internationalization: Innovative Approaches in Research and Education


26 Nov 2017 | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar


The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) and Texas A&M University at Qatar are organizing an international panel discussion on "Mathematics and Internationalization: Innovative Approaches in Research and Education". The event takes place in the framework of the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture. Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture offers a program with cultural, educational and social activities and is organized by the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region and the German Embassy in Doha in cooperation with Qatar Museums. Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture is an initiative to foster and celebrate the bond between Qatar and Germany. The panel discussion is part of the AGYA Math Olympiad Camp which takes place in Doha for the second time.


With the evening event “Mathematics and Internationalization”, the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) aims at raising awareness for the social relevance of mathematical education as well as for student centered activities and innovative learning environments. On 26 November 2017, high-ranking scholars and experts from different Arab countries and Germany will discuss social dimensions of mathematical education as well as innovative pedagogical tools for presenting and teaching mathematics from around the world. The topics range from mathematics education at local, regional and international level, innovative teaching didactics for different types of learners (math as music, math online, promoting talents), cultural and social aspects of mathematics as well as mathematics as an international language.

Keynote speech “Mathematics as a driving force of social development”

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Martin Grötschel, President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW)

Discussion Round “Internationalization in mathematics“
Input by:

  • AlJawhara Hassan Al Thani, M. Ed., School Culture Coordinator, Pre-University Education, Qatar Foundation, (Qatar)
  • Mehdi Benchaabane, M. Ed., Director of the Education Development Institute, a member of Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
  • Cynthia Bolton, M. Ed., District Coordinator of Gifted Programs for the Qatar Foundation (Qatar)
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Kaenders, Mathematical Institute of the University of Bonn (Germany)
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Ludwig, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science Education, Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)

Moderator:

  • Ahmad El-Guindy, AGYA Member, Texas A&M Universtiy at Qatar (Qatar)

 

The event on "Mathematics and Internationalization" addresses policy makers, academics, teachers, interested parents and students.

Find out more about the panel guests here.


Date, Time & Venue

26 November 2017, 4 - 6 pm
Texas A & M University at Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar

Language

English

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