We are delighted to have Ed Southall as our Keynotes speaker for our inaugural MathsMeet conference. Ed has taught in Education for 14 years in a varietyof roles. He began his career as a teacher of computing and mathematics, and went on to be a Director of ICT, Head of Mathematics and Assistant Headteacher. Ed has also worked as an education consultant in the Middle East with the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, where he worked with local and international schools to improve pedagogy, school leadership and management.
Ed is currently the course leader for the PGCE Secondary and the maths education specialist across primary and secondary at the University of Huddersfield.
Research Expertise and Interests;
Developments in Mathematics Education Curriculum
The effects of cultural perceptions of mathematics on education
The role of whole school numeracy
Developments in Generic Education Organisational Behaviour in schools
Irish Maths Teachers' Association
The IMTA is the national association representing and supporting Maths Teachers in second level schools in Ireland
We organise training courses for teachers, a range of competitions for schools and students at 1st year, Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert levels. We have branches in all corners of the country where you can meet and discuss mathematics and education with like minded peers.
Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) is a dedicated continuing professional development (CPD) support service of the Department of Education. Our aim is to support schools in their implementation of the new Framework for Junior Cycle (2015) through the provision of appropriate high quality CPD for school leaders and teachers, and the provision of effective teaching and learning resources.
The PDST is the country’s largest single support service offering professional learning opportunities to teachers and school leaders in a range of pedagogical, curricular and educational areas.
Our mission is to support teachers as reflective practitioners by providing a range of professional development opportunities and supports that enable teacher learning, collaboration and evidence-based practice