Symposium on Research into Aspects of Mathematics Teaching

The Department of Mathematics & Statistics, NUI Maynooth is delighted to announce that it will host a Symposium on "Research into Aspects of Mathematics Teaching" on Friday, 6th June 2014.


Friday 6th June.


JH4, John Hume Building, North Campus, NUI Maynooth - Campus Map


1:30-2:00 Registration
2:00-2:05 Opening address, Professor Philip Nolan, President of NUI Maynooth.
2:05-2:55 Mathematical Knowledge in Teaching, Professor Tim Rowland, University of Cambridge and University of East Anglia.
2:55-3:45 Why believe in beliefs? acquisition and participation as metaphors for learning to teach, Professor Jeppe Skott, Linnaeus University and University of Aarhus.
3:45-4:10 Coffee
4:10-5:00 Culture, curricula and classrooms: The construction of children's mathematical experiences, Professor Paul Andrews, Stockholm University.
5:00-5:20 Response to the speakers, Dr Thérèse Dooley, St Patrick's College Drumcondra.
5:20-5:40 Discussion


Please register your interest in attending the symposium by filling out the online registration form.


There will be an informal dinner in The Gatehouse Restaurant Maynooth at 6.30pm. The cost will be € 30 for three courses plus a glass of wine. Participants may pay for dinner at registration.

Additional information:

Please contact Ann O'Shea at for further details.