The notion and role of "detection tests" in the Danish upper secondary "maths counsellor" programme

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Abstract

This paper presents and discusses a specific aspect of the Danish “maths counsellor” programme for upper secondary school, namely that of detection tests. More precisely, the purpose and designof a detection test is presented, as is the prospective counsellors’ use of the test. In the description, emphasis is placed on the ways in which detection tests assist in informing the maths counsellors in their work with students experiencing learning difficulties in mathematics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10, February 1-5,2017)
EditorsThérèse Dooley, Ghislaine Gueudet
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherDCU, Institute of Education
Publication date2017
Pages3825-3832
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-873769-73-7
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education - Institute of Education, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 1 Feb 20175 Feb 2017
Conference number: 10
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Conference

Conference10th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
Number10
LocationInstitute of Education, Dublin City University
Country/TerritoryIreland
CityDublin
Period01/02/201705/02/2017
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Keywords

  • Detection test
  • maths counsellor
  • learning difficulties

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