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Korean scientist delivered a lecture on Mathematics education.

Math professor Yongjin Song (Republic of Korea) delivered a lecture on mathematics education at the Tomsk State Pedagogical University. The lecture that was visited by more than 80 people – university and school teachers, students and pupils – was devoted to the features of mathematics education in Korea, in particular in middle and high school, and to higher education. Yongjin Song in detail explained the peculiarities of the general education in Korea, the way how schoolchildren prepare for competitions and opportunities for entering the higher education institutions. In the end professor have answered the questions from audience.

This event was made possible thanks to the cooperation of specialists from the Center for Advanced Physical, Mathematical and Natural Science Education of the TSPU and the Scientific and Educational Mathematical Center of the Tomsk State University. Professor Song is a leading expert in the field of mathematics education in South Korea and the leader of the Korean team of the International Mathematical Olympiad for over twenty years.