Cath Pearn is a lecturer in mathematics education.
She has been a lecturer at The University of Melbourne for more 10 years and has taught in the Master of Teaching programs across all levels – including Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary.
She also teaches in the subject Learning Disabilities: Numeracy.
In addition, Cath is a Senior Research Fellow for the ACER Institute where she provides professional development for teachers, particularly about the ways of identifying and assisting students mathematically ‘at risk’.
Cath developed Mathematics Intervention, a program for Year 1 students mathematically 'at risk', which she continues to support. Her PhD is looking at the links between fractional competence and algebraic thinking.