Senior Lecturer/Mathematics Coordinator
Institute of Education
tel: 01905 855064
Louise joined the university in September 2016 having
previously worked as a head teacher, executive head of a large SCITT and also
as a researcher at the DfE. She began her teaching career in inner London and
has worked in a wide range of settings and age groups. Her research in the DfE
looked at the development of the national assessments for primary children and
the development of national key stage 1 and 2 mathematics tests.
Louise has written primary mathematics assessments for publishing companies and local authorities.
At Worcester University Louise leads the Primary Mathematics team and teaches on the undergraduate and postgraduate initial teacher education courses.
BA Hons Management Science
PGCHE – due to finish 2019
MSc Mathematics teacher education – due to finish 2019
- Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
Louise leads the primary mathematics team and teaches on all the primary mathematics education taught courses. She also supervises the third year undergraduate mathematics research dissertations. Louise is the module lead for post graduate and school direct mathematics. She is also the module lead for the third year cross-curricular module that focuses on English, mathematics and science.
Louise is particularly interested in the use of quality textbooks and how these support the pedagogy of both trainee and practicing teachers. Other interests include mastery, mathematics pedagogy and differentiation and assessment.
- Professional Bodies
The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
Association of Teachers of Mathematics
Using Textbooks and Remaining Creative, London, AMET (2017)
Assessment in a Mastery Environment, Maths – No Problem! (2015)
Leading Change in Primary Maths, Maths – No Problem! (2015)
Test Frameworks for the New National Tests in England, AEA (Europe, 2014)
Hackney Learning Trust – KS1 and KS2 assessment papers
Maths No Problem – Twelve KS1 and KS2 biannual tests (2016)
Department for Education – National test frameworks for KS1 and KS2 tests
- External Responsibilities