The aims of the Mathematics Education research group are:

  • to apply the theory of teaching and learning to the practice of the discipline;
  • to conduct and promote research in mathematics education;
  • to strengthen connections between disciplines within the University;
  • to cooperate and interact with other mathematics; departments, both in Australia and abroad;
  • to organise an active program of seminars to enhance research opportunities in the field;
  • to increase the profile of education in mathematics;
  • to attract quality research students.

The mathematics education research group are responsible for the ongoing projects of The First Year Learning Centre, Maths Space and Maths Teaching Seminars.