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Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
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Eduard Fuchs - Project leader at Masaryk University
Eduard Fuchs studied mathematics at Masaryk University and graduated in 1965. His research activities have been focused on the theory of ordered sets, set theory, discrete mathematics and history of mathematics. Since 1990 he has been the Head of the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. At present he is the Vice-President of the Society of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists and the leader of the authors groups engaged in the formation of mathematical standards for all types of schools in the Czech Republic. He is also the Editor-in-chief of the journal "Teacher of Mathematics" and the editor of the edition "History of Mathematics". He presides over PhD studies in the area of General Problems of Mathematics.

Pavel Horak - Administrator of the project at Masaryk University
Pavel Horak studied mathematics and physics at Masaryk University and graduated in mathematics in 1964. Since then he has been working at the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno. His research activities have been focused on algebra, number theory and recently also teaching mathematics. For the last couple of years he has run basic teacher training courses for future secondary school math teachers at Faculty of Science of Masaryk University. Since 1997 he has been involved in three projects in the framework of the Leonardo da Vinci Program, two of them already successfully finished, namely "The Role of University Tutor to Develop the European Dimension" and "MultiMatch: A Modular Course to Enhance Key Skills of Transnational Placement Operators".

Vladimir Smekal
Vladimir Smekal studied psychology at Masaryk University and graduated in 1958. He worked at the Child Guidance Clinics for two years and then he became a lecturer at the Psychology Department of Masaryk University. His specialisation is teaching and research is Psychodiagnostics and Psychology of Personality. His research activities have been focused on the function of temperament in behaviour and experience. In 2000 he organised an international conference devoted to optimization of personality and cognitive development of children with special needs coming from minority environment. From 1995 to 2005 he has led the Research Centre for Personality Development and Ethnicity at Masaryk and Charles Universities. He is an author or editor of 5 monographs and more than 200 studies.

Ruzena Blazkova
Ruzena Blazkova studied mathematics and physics at Masaryk University in Brno and graduated in 1962. She was a mathematics teacher at basic and secondary schools for 12 years and since 1974 she has worked at the Department of Mathematics at the Faculty of Education of Masaryk University. Her activity was focused on teaching number theory and geometry in courses for future teachers, however, now she specializes in teaching the didactics of mathematics for basic and secondary schools and also in teaching the didactics of mathematics in life-long education courses - for teachers taking distance studies. She pays a great attention to methodical preparation of teachers and future teachers who work with pupils with specific educational needs, especially dyscalculia. She has written mathematics textbooks for basic schools and many methodical materials for mathematics teachers. Her significant activities include also lecturing, both for teachers taking long-life education courses and for instructing adults who are interested in working in the area of teaching mathematics.

Stepanka Bilova
Stepanka Bilova graduated in mathematics and English at Masaryk University (at the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts) in 1997. Then she took a PhD in General Questions of Mathematics, the area of the History of Mathematics, at the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University. At the same time she was teaching English at a language school. Since 2002 she has been teaching ESP (legal English) at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University. Apart from this project, she is involved in the university project on e-learning.

Pavel Kriz
Pavel Kriz studied mathematics and informatics at Masaryk University. He was interested in using information technologies in mathematics. He tried to seek usable connection between them and didactics of mathematics. In 2003 he created integration of function of one variable as a dynamic webpage. He graduated in 2004 and he has taken postgraduate studies in General Questions of Mathematics at Faculty of Science, Masaryk University. At this time he is trying to improve his knowledge mainly in the sphere of e-learning. He is also a creator of this Comenius Project webpage.

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