Teacher professional development

Summary

This research examines the type of learning experiences that have the most impact on the mathematics' knowledge and practices of teachers and student teachers.

Supervisor(s)

Associate Professor Janette Bobis

Research Location

School of Education and Social Work

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Teacher knowledge of mathematics and how to teach it are considered determining factors in students’ mathematical achievement. If students’ learning is to improve, the professional development of teachers is the ultimate key and should be of the highest priority. This program of research aims to improve academic achievement and engagement in mathematics among primary and middle-years students by effecting generative change in teacher professional knowledge and practices.

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Keywords

learning of mathematics among teachers and how this affects their knowledge and teaching practice, Teacher professional development

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 812

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