The secondary-tertiary transition in mathematics education: What are our current challenges and what can we do about them?
In what follows STT stands for secondary-tertiary transition
STT is an issue of concern. How do you feel about this statement? *
In your experience, in what ways have concerns regarding STT changed over the last 10 years?
Your answer
For each of the following measures, please indicate whether, to your knowledge, your institution employs this measure, and to what extent it is effective for supporting students throughout STT. *
Not employed
Employed but ineffective
Employed and somewhat effective
Employed and highly effective
Employed, no opinion on its effectiveness
Bridging courses
Pedagogical training for lecturers
Resources for lecturers (e.g., problem sets, assessment tools, lesson plans)
Resources for students (e.g., learning guides, forums, lecture notes)
Individual or small-group tutoring
Other (Please specify below)
Other institutional measures
Your answer
Please elaborate on one of the measures employed in your institution and explain its effectiveness or ineffectiveness in supporting students throughout STT.
Your answer
Considering that resources for addressing STT are limited, how would you prioritize substantial reform in each of the following areas: *
Of the highest importance
Less important
Not important
School curriculum (e.g., textbooks, matriculation exams)
University curriculum (e.g., textbooks, course syllabi)
School teacher pedagogical training and development
University lecturer pedagogical training and development
Teaching and assessment methods at the school level
Teaching and assessment methods at the university level
Other (Please specify below)
Other reform measures?
Your answer
For each of the following stakeholders, to what extent do you agree that they are in a position to have substantial positive impact on STT? *
Strongly agree
No opinion
Strongly disagree
National mathematical societies
University mathematics department chairs or delegated faculty
University textbook writers
Designers of technological resources for supporting mathematics teaching and learning
University mathematics instructors
Representatives of university students' communities
Mathematics education researchers
School curriculum or reform committees
Institutions for preparation of school teachers
Providers of professional development for in-service teachers
School teachers
Other (Please specify below)
If there are other stakeholders, please list them and indicate their potential positive impact.
Your answer
Can you describe in rough detail a realistic project that, given appropriate support, could make things better in terms of STT?
Your answer
Your country *
Your answer
Your institution and faculty/department (optional):
Your answer
Years of experience of teaching mathematics at the post-secondary level *
Would you be interested in further collaboration with the EMS Education Committee? *
If collaboration is an option, please specify contact details (First name, surname, and email address) or send them by email to:
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