Associate Professor Catherine Attard

Catherine lectures in primary mathematics pedagogy and comes from a primary teaching background. Her PhD research was focused on engagement with mathematics and issues surrounding the pedagogical practices that influence students' engagement. In addition to her work on the Fair Go Bridges project, Catherine is also researching the effective use of mobile technologies to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics and the effectiveness of sustained professional development on building teacher capacity and improving student learning outcomes. Catherine has won several teaching awards, including a recent Office of Learning and Teaching citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. She regularly presents workshops and keynotes nationally and is currently the president of the Mathematical Association of New South Wales and secretary of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. She is also the current editor of the national journal, Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom.