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Anne Watson, Professor

Professor Emeritus at University of Oxford

Anne Watson has two mathematics degrees and a DPhil in mathematics education. She taught mathematics in comprehensive schools serving some fractured communities, before moving into academic work, training secondary mathematics teachers and researching mathematics education. With a social justice agenda, she has focussed on how young adolescents can become empowered through inclusion in mathematics. While professor at the University of Oxford she worked internationally and nationally with teachers and teacher educators and, more recently, has developed a critical and informed position towards policy and curriculum matters in England.

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