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I taught mathematics for over ten years across primary, secondary and the in Further Education sector, including as an Associate Lecturer with the Open University. I have worked as head of mathematics at a large comprehensive school in England, consulted in primary schools on transitional mathematics, and given talks and presentations internationally on mathematics education issues. I am an award-winning mathematics resource designer and a freelance writer, writing and speaking on education for the Guardian, the Chartered College of Teaching, the BBC and the Times Educational Supplement and hosting the TES podcast Mathematips. I am the co-editor of Flip the System UK : A Teachers' Manifesto (published by Routledge in 2017) and writer of the forthcoming book The Equal Classroom: Life-Changing Thinking About Gender (due for publication in autumn 2019).
I am editor of the Cambridge Mathematics blog Mathematical Salad and writer of Espressos, our filtered mathematics education research documents for teachers. I manage our social media strategy and our internal and external communications. I review and edit the Framework, working closely with the writers on consistency and translations of research for multiple audiences.
I am currently studying for a Master’s degree at the Faculty of Education at Cambridge University and am part of their Mathematics Education Research Group. My research interests include gender in mathematics education and transitions between educational research and classroom practice.
I am a member of the British Educational Research Association, the International Society for Design and Development in Education, the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics and the National Education Union. I am a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching and member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on teaching in England.