Serbian mathematics education periodicals for the New Millennium

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Lawrence, S. 2021. Serbian mathematics education periodicals for the New Millennium. ZDM – Mathematics Education. 53 (7), pp. 1555-1564. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-021-01298-3
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TitleSerbian mathematics education periodicals for the New Millennium
AuthorsLawrence, S.
Abstract

Mathematics education in Serbia in the New Millennium has drawn on various traditions—Yugoslavian and post-Yugoslavian—and there has also been an acute awareness of the historical roots of mathematics education in Serbia before the founding of Yugoslavia in the twentieth century. In this paper I report on a comparative study of its two main journals in mathematics education since the break-up of Yugoslavia at the beginning of the new millennium. From this analysis, the focus of mathematics education is shown to be on talented students, which produces some excellent results in international competitions. However, new emerging trends are becoming more visible. First, the work of international colleagues is beginning to be published in Serbia, and second, a new community of scholars, who base their research on mathematics education rather than the mathematical content itself, is beginning to appear in some more recent publications. Nonetheless, the latter development is taking place only outside of the two journals at the center of this paper.

KeywordsMathematics education; Mathematical Gymnasium; Archimedes Club; Mathematical Society of Serbia
Sustainable Development Goals4 Quality education
Middlesex University ThemeCreativity, Culture & Enterprise
LanguageEnglish
PublisherSpringer
JournalZDM – Mathematics Education
ISSN1863-9690
Electronic1863-9704
Publication dates
Online27 Aug 2021
PrintDec 2021
Publication process dates
Accepted13 Aug 2021
Deposited19 Jan 2024
Output statusPublished
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-021-01298-3
Web of Science identifierWOS:000690341500001
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