|Mrs. Drs. Monica Wijers is a senior staff member of the FI. She is involved
in several research projects on mathematics problem solving, learning and teaching.|
For the last 10 years she coordinated the Dutch Mathematics A-lympiad, the international real world realistic mathematics team competition with open ended assignments (objective of the A-lympiad is to use 'higher order' skills in teams of students).
She is project member of the Mathematics in Context revision project (a cooperation between WCER Madison USA and the Freudenthal Institute in the Netherlands.
Mrs. Wijers works as a mathematics teacher in a secondary school in Utrecht, Netherlands. She is also an external advisor for the Dutch national committee (Cevo) in charge of central examinations.