The main goals of mathematics education are to prepare students to:
Use mathematics confidently to solve problems.
• Communicate and reason mathematically.
• Appreciate and value mathematics.
• Commit to lifelong learning
• Become mathematically literate adults, using mathematics to contribute to society.
At the completion of the program, students are supposed to have developed a positive attitude toward mathematics and have a basic knowledge of numbers, patterns and relations. This is so they can become confident in their ability to undertake the problems of a changing world, experiencing the power and usefulness of mathematics. Students should also gain an understanding and appreciation of the contributions of mathematics, both as a science and as an art, to civilization and to culture.