Stories from Research



The work of reseachers in mathematics education is vital. Keep up to date with their work.

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

Aoibhinn was a mathematics teacher in St Marks Community School in Tallaght, one of the initial schools involved in the Project Maths initiative.​ Currently she is a member of  the School of Mathematical Sciences in University College Dublin researching and lecturing in Mathematics Education. 


This report highlights the main ideas from her PhD research into Lesson Study as a form of Professional Development which she completed with the School of Education in Trinity College Dublin.


Lesson Study as a form of in-School Professional Development: Case studies in two post-primary schools


Professor Jo Boaler

Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University. Former roles have included being the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Sussex, England, a mathematics teacher in London comprehensive schools and a researcher at King's College, London.


Papers written by Jo Boaler


How Complex Instruction led to high and Equitable Achievement


"Opening our ideas": How a detracked mathematics approach promoted respect, responsibility and high achievement.


Keynote Speech - Summer Maths 2012


RTE News Interview