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Dr Matt Homer and Dr Rachel Mathieson have worked with external partners to produce a range of briefings and videos about Core Maths, the relatively new post-16 qualification. The resources have been created as a follow-up to the final project report of The early take-up of Core Mathematics: successes and challenges research project which was published in…
The 9th Topic Conference of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (ERME) will be hosted by the Centre for Curriculum, Pedagogy and Policy. The theme of ‘Perspectives on conceptual understanding of flexibility and number sense in arithmetic’ will be the focus of the conference. The conference will take place online across two days,…
Dr Rachel Mathieson, Dr Judith Hanks and Professor Chris Forde have co-authored the latest blog post entitled ‘What difference a year makes: changing priorities for schools’. The article reflects on how priorities in schools have altered over the past year as a result of having to operate in a very different way due to the ongoing…
The online workshop will be hosted by Emory University and takes place across Friday 12 and Saturday 13 March 2021. “The workshop seeks to look at the status of workers in a corporate system, considering how corporations have changed from grudgingly addressing human vulnerability within a capitalist scheme of wage labour, to increasing rejection of the…
As part of their Leeds Teacher Wellbeing Project, Rachel Mathieson, Judith Hanks and Chris Forde have written a new blog post about teachers’ experiences of working away from their school environment during the spring 2020 lockdown. The post explores teachers’ testimonies about working from home during the first lockdown, which can provide valuable insights into…
Matt Homer and Rachel Mathieson have written a policy brief looking at the post-16 Core Maths qualification and its implementation in England. This is the first policy note written for Policy Leeds, a new platform which aims to connect researchers and policy professionals in order to inform policy development at local, national and international level….
In the podcast Dr Judith Hanks, Associate Professor in Language Education, talks to Laura Richards, Teaching Fellow in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, about Exploratory Practice. Laura Richards begins by asking how Dr Hanks first became involved in Exploratory Practice. Together they talk about the underlying philosophy of Exploratory Practice, a form of “Fully Inclusive Practitioner Research”….
Dr Mathieson joins a podcast by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) to offer an overview of the national picture on the subject of Core Maths based on research findings from the project The Early Take-up of Core Maths: successes and challenges. There is discussion between Dr Mathieson and Jack Ndebu,…