Preparing Young Researchers in Mathematics Education: Beyond Simple Supervising

  • Mariam HaspekianEmail author
  • Rudolf Straesser
  • Ferdinando Arzarello


The mentoring of doctoral students towards research in mathematics education is seldom considered in scientific debates. The Artigue Colloquium provided an opportunity both for paying tribute to Michèle Artigue’s work as a supervisor of young researchers, and for engaging in a debate about this specific, complex, but crucial, mission of researchers. This chapter, beyond highlighting outcomes of the session held at the Colloquium, offers an entry into a more general reflection on the preparation of young researchers in mathematics education.



The authors express their gratitude to Uffe Thomas Jankvist and Avenilde Romo-Vazquez. Special thanks go to Bernard Hodgson—this text would have never been written without his appropriate and gentle push to actually write it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariam Haspekian
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rudolf Straesser
    • 2
  • Ferdinando Arzarello
    • 3
  1. 1.Université Paris Descartes—Sorbonne Paris CitéParisFrance
  2. 2.Justus-Liebig-Universität GiessenGiessenGermany
  3. 3.Università di TorinoTorinoItaly

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