Perspectives of primary mathematics education

Second Announcement

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc
in cooperation with
Society of Mathematics Teachers, The Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists

organizes the 23rd International Scientific Conference EME 2018

„Perspectives of primary mathematics education“

Conference will be held from 25 to 27 April 2018
in the Research and Education Center of the Faculty of Education
under the auspices of the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc
prof. PaedDr. Libuše Ludíková, Ph.D.

Conference will be opened on the 25th April 2018 at 13.00 in the premises of the
Research and Education Center FE PU. Section meetings 26 to 27 April 2018
will take place in the premises of the Department of Mathematics FE PU.
Social evening on Thursday, April 26, 2018 will be held in the premises
of Palacký University campus, Šmeralova 6.

The aim of the conference is to present the original results of scientific research and professional work in the field of mathematics and didactics of mathematics focused on the application of mathematics in primary education and primary school teachers training.

Conference languages: English, Czech, Slovak, Polish.

Main conference topics:
  • Pathways to develop a pupil's personality in mathematics
  • Education and teacher's personality
  • Mathematical pre-literacy and literacy
  • Digital technology and its use in primary mathematics education

Conference fee 2000 CZK (80 €) includes the costs of conference materials including Abstract Book, publishing the paper in a journal or proceedings and other related organizational costs. Conference fee does not include participants' accommodation. The conference fee payment is required by bank account transfer to the 25th March 2018. The bank account number and other information will be listed under the link Information.

In advance, Abstract Book will be published for conference purposes (Abstracts should be sent by 25th March 2018). After the conference will be published EME2018 Proceedings (with ISBN, online on the conference website). The authors of the selected papers will be offered publishing in journals: Magister (ISSN 1805-7152, reflection of primary and pre-primary education in research) and Teacher of Mathematics (ISSN 1210-9037, new impulses from mathematics and didactics of mathematics to support teaching in primary and secondary schools). If the paper is accepted into any of these journals, it will be published only in this journal and in the EME2018 Proceedings it will be referred to it.

The conference will be presented invited plenary speakers’ contributions (45 min + 15 min discussion) and submitted contributions of individual participants (15 min + 5 min discussion). Meeting rooms will be equipped with the necessary equipment.

The program will be published under the link Program after the 16th April 2018.

Registration for the conference is available under the link Registration. Registration is possible until the 25th March 2018.

Papers in the language of the presentation should be sent by the 1st April 2018. Templates for abstract and paper are available under the link Information. All papers will be reviewed by two independent reviewers. For publication will be accepted only papers sent by the given deadline and approved by reviewers.

There are accommodation possibilities in university dormitory (near the Faculty of Education) and in many hotels in Olomouc. Conference participants book and pay accommodation individually.

International Program Committee:
Timo Tossavainen (Sweden), Mohamed Nouh (Egypt), Adam Plocki (Poland), Grazyna Rygal (Poland), Helena Siwek (Poland), Ondrej Šedivý (Slovakia), Iveta Scholtzová (Slovakia), Pavol Hanzel (Slovakia), Katarína Žilková (Slovakia), Eva Šmelová (Czech Republic), Jana Příhonská (Czech Republic), Alena Hošpesová (Czech Republic), Marie Tichá (Czech Republic), Jitka Laitochová (Czech Republic), Bohumil Novák (Czech Republic), Martina Uhlířová (Czech Republic), David Nocar (Czech Republic), Radka Dofková (Czech Republic)

Organizing Committee:
Martina Uhlířová, Radka Dofková, David Nocar, Jitka Laitochová, Jitka Hodaňová, Tomáš Zdráhal, Anna Stopenová, Květoslav Bártek, Jan Wossala, Vlasta Gáborová

Contacts:  RNDr. Martina Uhlířová, Ph.D.,
                doc. RNDr. Jitka Laitochová, CSc.,
                PhDr. Radka Dofková, Ph.D.,
                Mgr. David Nocar, Ph.D.,
                Mgr. Jan Wossala, Ph.D.,