Faculty of Education, University of South Bohemia

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University of South Bohemia - short overview

The Faculty of Education is the biggest part of University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice. It has more than 3500 students. The Faculty of Education has a large experience in pre-service and in-service teacher training, involving various fields of mathematics education, with emphasis on the use of ICT in teaching, technological applications, and problem solving approach.

The work also focuses on interdisciplinary mathematics in relation to natural and social sciences, naturally taking advantages of the second approbation subjects of pre-service and in-service teachers.

The Faculty of Education is involved in pre-service and in-service education for kindergarten, primary and secondary teachers including doctoral study in the Theory in Mathematics Education.

The faculty of Education has an active cooperation with the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (especially the Department of Didactics of Mathematics), the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists (including the Society of Teachers of Mathematics) and the Czech Society for Geometry and Graphics.

Activities with the Fibonacci project

Our TC focuses on scientific inquiry in mathematics, and its links with natural and social sciences, naturally taking advantages of the second approbation subjects of pre-service and in-service teachers.

We deal with the use of ICT in the inquiry-based learning process in science and mathematics education.

Recently, the university is currently responding to the increased social demand for improvement of an educational process leading to raising the quality of financial literacy. We are working on the broad support of this process, in terms of problem based approach.

Other related projects

7th Framework Programme project named S-TEAM, Comenius project NaDiMa, GeoGebra Institute, Intergeo Project, InnoMathEd.