Why learn mathematics?

We were very fortunate to welcome Prof. Frederick K.S. Leung as part of our Coffee Morning series to talk about the significance of learning mathematics.

Through this accessible and insightful presentation, Prof. Leung made the key point that mathematics is a way of thinking and communicating – skills that remain with students for life. He emphasized the importance of creating lifelong learners of mathematics, intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm while explain that process and working is more significant than reaching the solution. Please click here to see his presentation.

Prof. Leung is the Chair and Kintoy Professor in Mathematics Education at Hong Kong University and we thank him for giving up his valuable time to come and talk to FIS parents and staff.