Max Stephens

Dr Max Stephens is a senior research fellow in mathematics education.

Max's research areas focus on the emergence of algebraic thinking in the middle years, developing a construct of Teacher Capacity, and the cultural conditions needed for the successful adaptation of Lesson Study outside Japan.

He has interests internationally in curriculum and assessment, notably in Japan and in China.

Prior to The University of Melbourne, Max occupied senior roles with the Victorian Department of Education and at the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. He has been a reviewer of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics for the Australian Government, and has provided interpretations of international assessments in Mathematics for Australian Schools.

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Max Stephens