MATHEMATICS EDUCATION AS PANACEA FOR GLOBAL SOCIETAL CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA
Abe, T. O. and Egbon, F. O.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
This study examined the various definition of Mathematics education, the past, present and future trends in Mathematics Education. The environmental challenges such as economic environment, political environment, social environment are also considred while Mathematics education as a panacea for global environment challenges is discussed along side the usage of Mathematics in medicine, politics, population census, health care delivery system, experimental Biology and for a better understanding of epidemiology patterns and disease control. Suggestions were made on how mathematics could be applied to environmental issues in order to obtain optimality in every option of solutions.