I think that an international certification of math level would be really important also for non-math educators. Here in Italy primary school teachers actually teach math without being proficient at it. I was wondering, does there exist an international math certification program, analogous to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)?

If I'd be a politician, I'd require teachers of every discipline to have at least a B2 in maths :)

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    $\begingroup$ Reputation on this website. $\endgroup$ – B. Pasternak May 6 '16 at 8:35
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    $\begingroup$ I don't think this is a good idea. It's mixing competences. $\endgroup$ – marco trevi May 6 '16 at 8:38
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    $\begingroup$ Is there an agreed upon method of measuring mathematical skills? $\endgroup$ – Christian May 6 '16 at 12:25
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    $\begingroup$ How would you define a B2 in math? $\endgroup$ – Christian May 6 '16 at 12:33
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    $\begingroup$ The point is not what a viable definition of a B2 level in math should be, that is the work for an appropriate commission, but whether such a reference framework exists. $\endgroup$ – marco trevi May 6 '16 at 12:35

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