Mathematics year 1–10 (MAT01‑05)
Health and life skills
In mathematics the interdisciplinary topic of health and life skills refers to giving the pupils competence in problem solving, in statistics and in personal finance. Through the subject, the pupils shall develop an understanding of technology, statistics and mathematical representations and models that can help them to make responsible life choices.
Democracy and citizenship
In mathematics the interdisciplinary topic of democracy and citizenship refers to giving the pupils the competence to explore and analyse findings from real datasets and data collected from nature, society, working life and everyday life. It also refers to the pupils learning how to evaluate the validity of such findings. This type of competence is important in order to formulate one’s own arguments and participate in public debate. The subject shall make the pupils concious of the underlying conditions and premises for the mathematical models which form the basis for decisions in their own lives and in society.