Mathematics Education in England

Jeremy Hodgen
Victoria Hall
14 Dec 2023 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Mathematics Education in England: Lessons from the past and challenges for the future

In this lecture, I will give a brief overview of the history of mathematics teaching and learning in England and the current strengths and weaknesses. During the talk, there will be an opportunity to reflect on some school mathematics tasks. I will conclude by discussing the challenges we face and suggest ways in which these might be overcome.

Jeremy Hodgen is a Professor of Mathematics Education at University College London and Visiting Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has published widely on mathematics teaching and learning. He has conducted numerous research studies, many of which are directed at raising attainment and participation in mathematics. He has been a member of the Royal Society’s Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education, Chair of the British Society for Learning into Learning Mathematics and is currently a member of the Prime Minister’s Expert Advisory Group on Maths to 18. He has taught mathematics in both primary and secondary schools.

Victoria Hall: Doors open at 7.30pm for 8pm start (no booking needed)
Please note this talk will not be streamed.
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