Keynote Address presented by
Thursday 28 September
Current Approaches to STEM Education in Schools: What have we learnt so far?
About the Keynote Speaker:
Judy Anderson is Associate Professor in Mathematics Education, Director of the STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy, and a member of the University Academic Board. In her role as secondary mathematics curriculum coordinator, Judy has been teaching and researching at the University of Sydney
In her role as secondary mathematics curriculum coordinator, Judy has been teaching and researching at the University of Sydney for thirteen years. Prior to that, she worked at the Board of Studies NSW as a Senior Curriculum Officer (K-12), responsible for the development of the mathematics syllabuses for NSW schools.
As a past President of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) and a member of the Executive Committee from 2007 to 2010, she provided leadership and ongoing support for teachers of mathematics throughout Australia.This was a critical role at a time of national curriculum development in Australia and the development of national testing regimes.
Judy has conducted research into inservice and preservice teachers’ beliefs and practices with a particular focus on problem solving. With colleagues in the Faculty she is undertaking research into middle years students’ motivation and engagement in mathematics as well as middle years teachers’ inquiry-based learning. She has worked in many primary and secondary schools as a critical friend and academic partner.
Judy is also exploring teachers’ use of NAPLAN data as well as teachers’ perceptions of pre-service teachers’ readiness to teach during their first professional experience.
Join Associate Professor Judy Anderson at the STEM Education Conference. See http://ecawa.wa.edu.au/conferences/stem-education-conference-september-2017/