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January 10, 2014
PhD student gains KSA Excellence Award

Yahya Al Zahrani, a PhD student from Saudi Arabia specialising in mathematics education, recently received an Excellence Award in the form of a certificate from Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London. Yahya has a broad research interest with a particular focus on primary mathematics teacher education. Yahya’s award is in recognition of his […]

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December 10, 2013
M@Se Research Bid Success

Jenny Byrne has been successful in  being awarded a research grant from The Leverhulme Trust for about £60, 000 over 18 months. The project is  a longitudinal study to explore the impact of pre – service teacher health training on early career teachers’ roles as health promoters.

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November 26, 2013
Publications on competence based curriculum

Jenny Byrne ( MaSE)  and Chris Downey (LSIE) have been successful in publishing a suite of  four papers in The Curriculum Journal 2013, volume 24.  The papers are based on the findings of their research project  that explored the implementation of a competence-based curriculum in four secondary schools. The papers  considered  the barriers and affordances […]

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November 21, 2013
Staff publication on teachers’ pedagogical knowledge

Prof. Lianghuo Fan has recently published the 2nd edition of his book entitled “A study on the development of teachers’ pedagogical knowledge” (East China Normal University, Shanghai China). The book is developed from his doctoral thesis completed at the University of Chicago in 1998, with some new work and contents added. Since the publication of […]

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November 5, 2013
SEdS in project MC squared

SEdS is lined up to be an associate partner in the EU FP7 project M C squared which aims to develop an intelligent computational environment for so-called ‘c-Books’, creative electronic books for school mathematics. A longer, slightly technical, abstract is added below. The project is to run for three years, with Christian Bokhove and Keith […]

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October 25, 2013
Primary Science Enquiry at the Mary Rose Trust (Project)

How can primary teachers embed inquiry skills in science and across the curriculum during this time of curriculum change? Primary teachers from Southampton are  involved in the Primary Science Teaching Trust project Developing Inquiry Skills across the Curriculum: a Project with the Mary Rose Trust through the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, Southampton Education School. Teachers […]

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October 17, 2013
Visit and seminar by Dr Mok

After succesfully having been awarded the prestigious University of Southampton’s Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship Dr Ida Mok of University of Hong Kong is visiting Highfield Campus for two weeks. Dr Mok will be giving the following seminar: ICT in Mathematics Education: Rich Tasks In mathematics education, as with many subjects, digital technologies (including calculators, […]

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