Research

The Mathematics Education Group's research aims to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Our research encompasses a broad range of areas, including:

  • algebraic thinking
  • catering for students requiring additional support with mathematics
  • international comparative studies in mathematics education
  • lesson study
  • numeracy for immigrant and refugee children
  • online assessment of mathematical thinking (SMART tests)
  • science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
  • students’ engagement in mathematics education
  • students’ mathematical thinking, including decimals, fractions and algebra
  • symbol use at the secondary-tertiary education interface
  • teachers’ professional learning
  • teachers’ professional statistical literacy
  • technology in mathematics education: teaching, learning and assessment
  • values and valuing in mathematics education.

For further information refer to our staff profiles or search for our staff on research gate.