10th International
Conference on
Teaching Statistics
8 – 13 July 2018
Kyoto, Japan
Contributed paper list

Contributed Paper C207

In session C10B  (Thursday 12th, 14:00-15:30,   Level 2 - Seminar Room 1)

Teaching design of cross-curricular statistical education at high school in JAPAN


Fumihiko Mitsunaga (Japan)


In Japan, most of the people who teach statistics at junior and senior high school are math teachers. and, while teaching license of mathematics can be acquired in various departments and faculties in university, features of each department and faculty is reflected in the teacher's training curricula and syllabuses. This study was conducted to establish a case to take advantage of the features of various subjects (Mathematics, ICT, Civics, Chemistry, etc.) in secondary school, playing the central role to train skillful statistics teachers. In this study, the contents of cross-curricular statistical education at secondary school in Japan were investigated and categorized to gain some implications for creating a good curricula and syllabus.

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