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Pete Wright

UCL Institute of Education

Before joining the UCL Institute of Education in 2011 as lecturer in mathematics education, Pete Wright taught for 12 years in comprehensive schools in London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Brighton, including a year as an advanced skills teacher and three years as head of mathematics. He also taught for three years in a rural school in Kenya with Voluntary Services Overseas. Other posts in education include five years as a mathematics consultant, then software development manager, for the SMILE Mathematics curriculum development project, and two years as a local authority secondary mathematics consultant in Brighton and Hove. His research interests include teaching maths for social justice, equity in mathematics education and participatory action research. These were the focus for his doctoral studies at the University of Sussex, as well as for the Visible Maths Pedagogy project he has been working on with Alba Fejzo and Tiago Carvalho since 2017.

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