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“Overcoming Barriers” is the main theme of the 2017 international East-West Conference on Mathematics Education. The event, which will take place from the 24th to the 26th of August, at SWPS University in Warsaw, is addressed to teachers, academics and students interested in a variety of issues related to education.


24-26 2017


Overcoming Barriers

The topics of the conference revolve around barriers, such as: international barriers in science, barriers between different subjects in education, and international barriers in communication. The focus of the conference also includes various approaches to education that in use in different parts of the world.

The main goal of the conference is to overcome these barriers, through the development of innovative methods of teaching math in relation to other school subjects, while taking advantage of new findings in various scientific, cultural and art disciplines and by employing the best practices developed around the world.

Topics and Participation

Areas of Interest

  • Mathematics as an element of the STEAM block (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)
  • Math education in relation to the remaining subjects of the STEAM block
  • Psychological aspects of education
  • Creating awareness about the necessity of mathematics
  • Multimedia in education
  • Working with gifted students
  • Individual approach to the education process
  • Distance education
  • Effectiveness of math education

Conference materials will be published in a form of a book with an ISBN number.


The conference is addressed to:

  • teachers interested in an innovative approach to education
  • scholars interested in disciplines related to education
  • students interested in the topics of the conference
  • businesses and institutions that require employees with good mathematical competences

The speakers and workshop leaders will include representatives from Belarus, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, and the United States.


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  • Academic Center for Educational and Social Innovation (AKCES) at the Faculty of Psychology of SWPS University
  • Academic Center for Educational and Social Innovation (AKCES) Foundation

The conference is organized under the auspieces of:

  • Warszawskie Centrum Geogebry
  • Stowarzyszenie ROSE

Scientific Committee

  • Dr Katarzyna Winkowska-Nowak (SWPS University, Poland) - Chair
  • Professor Andrzej Nowak (University of Warsaw, Poland)
  • Dr Anna Rybak (University of Bialystok, Poland)
  • Dr Robert Skiba (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland)
  • Dr Łukasz Tanaś (SWPS University, Poland)
  • Iryna Korlyukova (Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Bielarus)
  • Valentyna Pikalova (Ukraine)

Organizing Committee

  • Katarzyna Pobiega - Chair
  • Edyta Pobiega


  • SWPS University in Warsaw
  • Chodakowska 19/31


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