Improve Maths Adviser – Alan
Alan has very extensive experience as a mathematics teacher and in advisory roles at local and national levels. He has been an active member of Association of Teachers of Mathematics and has contributed to numerous publications and curriculum development projects, including writing and editing teaching and training materials at national level. He has helped to develop curriculum frameworks, including the first version of the National Curriculum and the National Strategy’s Framework for teaching mathematics, where he contributed his expert knowledge of progression in the subject.
Alan’s vision is to foster mathematical thinking in ways that build teachers’ and pupils’ understanding and confidence in the subject. He now draws on his many years of experience in improving mathematics pedagogy through cutting edge curriculum design to advise the Improve Maths team on its work.