Upcoming events

Paper to be presented at ECER 2012 - 20th September

You can download the paper that Sophina Qasim will be presenting at ECER next week, titled "A critical appraisal of Holland et al.s (1998) appropriation of Bourdieu".

Transmaths co-organised

Conference: Transition and mathematics education

Friday March 2nd 2012, University of Manchester, 12:30pm to 6:30pm

A half day conference for all mathematics education practitioners in schools and colleges and everyone involved in researching mathematics education.
The purpose of the first part of this conference is to enable practitioners to share their research into transition and mathematics education with other delegates in a friendly and supportive environment. This will be followed by a more in-depth session looking at the impact of academic work.

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Symposium: Learners and mathematics in transition

November 2011, The Wallace Space, London, 10am to 4pm

The purpose of this symposium is to consider ways in which AQA can work with the mathematics education community to support students to engage with and make progress in mathematics.

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Particpation in previous events

Keynote Symposium at BERA 2012 - 4th September

Papers from TRANSMATHS research to be presented at the British Educational Research Association conference (BERA), Manchester September 2012.

HEA STEM (Maths, Stats & OR) Seminar, Loughborough

Diversifying practice in assessing the mathematical needs of undergraduate students
16 May 2012, Loughborough University

Invited presentation on The transition to HE, by Maria Pampaka

AERA 2012, Vancouver: Paper presentation

Download the paper presented by Geoff and Birgit at the AERA conference in Vancouver.

UK Rasch User Day 2012, Leeds - March 2012

Presentation by Maria Pampaka can be downloaded from here: http://www.rasch.org.uk/sixthday/pampaka.pdf.

BSRLM 2012, Manchester

Paper presentation by Maria and Julian
Measuring Pedagogies from Secondary School to University and Implications for Mathematics education (in UK and abroad)

ISCAR 2011, Rome: Paper presentations

Papers from TRANSMATHS research presented at the Congress of the International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR), Rome September 2011.

Seminar: Pedagogy and teaching in transition - March 21st 2011

Monday March 21st 2011, University of Manchester, 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Key questions to be explored:

What does connectionist teaching look like? "Where are all the connectionists?"
Providing a new learning space with coursework: "How can coursework help?"
Developing a modelling curriculum:"Why, what and how to introduce modelling in HE?"
Policy, pedagogies & programmes: "What should we inform the curriculum review?"