Introduction: research in mathematics education in Australasia 2012‒2015. (English)

Makar, Katie (ed.) et al., Research in mathematics education in Australasia 2012‒2015. Singapore: Springer (ISBN 978-981-10-1417-8/pbk; 978-981-10-1419-2/ebook). 1-12 (2016).

Summary: This chapter presents an overview of the most recent volume in a series of reviews entitled Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia. Each of MERGA’s four-yearly reviews proudly highlights and critiques the research in mathematics education in Australasia over the previous 4~years. In this chapter, we provide an overview of the history of the four-yearly review and explain the processes of how this review was brought together. Each chapter is briefly introduced within four key themes: Issues and contexts for mathematics education; learning and teaching; teacher preparation and development; and the future.