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Mathematics teaching at the high school's vocational program

PhD project National surveys show that a large group of professional students finish their upper secondary education without obtaining a degree, even though they have completed the education.

By far the most common reason why the students do not pass a vocational degree is that they do not have a passing grade in the compulsory mathematics course (Ma1a). In my research project, I study which aspects on the students' goal achievement in Ma 1a that are identified by the school's various professional groups and by the students themselves.

Head of project

Karoline Holmgren
Doctoral student, research student

Project overview

Project period:

Start date: 2018-08-01

Participating departments and units at Umeå University

Department of Science and Mathematics Education

Research area

Educational sciences, Mathematics, Pedagogy
Latest update: 2020-02-07