Project news and updates

Recent and upcoming dissemination activity.

8th Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress (ISEC), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2015

Some findings from the project related to students with special educational needs were presented at ISEC in Portugal. Our peer reviewed paper can be accessed here and the presentation here.

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM), Durham, UK, June 2015

The project’s main outcomes have been presented to the mathematics community during BSRLM (June, 2015). The presentation can be accessed from here.

Policy Week 2014: Addressing Inequalities, The University of Manchester, November 2014

We participated with a presentation titled “Mathematics Dispositions and Ethnicity: Evidence from Secondary Education” (presentation) in the session “Ethnicity and inequalities in education”.

VI European Congress of Methodology (ECM) , Utrecht, July 2014

We presented our work on “Modelling students progression in secondary education with the combination of separate cohorts of repeated measurements” on July 24th. The presentation can be seen here.  (Presentation)

Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 38), Vancouver, July 2014

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we could not attend the joint PME and the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 36) (held in Vancouver, Canada from July 15 to July 20, 2014). Our peer-reviewed conference paper can be accessed here.

Maths and Sciences Teachers Conference, The University of Manchester, June 2014

We disseminated some of the project’s findings as part of the information fair, during this event. More information is provided here.

European Conference of Educational Research (ECER), Istanbul, September 2013

We presented our work on “Students’ Perception of Teaching Practices at Different Contexts and Educational Levels”. The presentation can be seen here.  (Presentation)

British Educational Research Association (BERA) - Manchester, UK, September 2012

We presented three papers with preliminary quantitative and qualitative findings. More information can be seen here

  • Teaching and Learning Practices in Secondary Mathematics: measuring teaching from teachers’ and students’ perspectives (Working paper | Presentation)
  • “I like quadratic equations… but I don’t like graphs”: Students’ dispositions towards mathematics across year groups
  • “I don’t mind doing brackets”: Benjaminian illuminations in interviews with secondary school mathematics students

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM) - Manchester, UK, March 2012

We presented our work on “Measuring Pedagogies from Secondary School to University and Implications for Mathematics education (in UK and abroad)” (Presentation)

Transition and mathematics education, March 2012

Organised by the Transmaths team, The University of Manchester (Presentation)

Past project activity

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For further information, please contact us at:

Rm B4.10, Ellen Wilkinson Building
School of Education
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PL

Project Manager
Maria Pampaka
Tel: 0161 275 7213

Research Assistant
Lawrence Wo
Tel: 0161 275 3415