Tracy Part is an academic developer at the University of East London, whereby one of her main roles is to support the Community of Practice university-wide. She holds a doctorate entitled ‘Identity formation: Troubling stories of adults (not)taming mathematics’. She worked in the further education sector for 15 years as a teacher and teacher trainer, during which time she delivered the Southbank University LLU+ ‘Training the Numeracy Teacher Trainers’ programme. She co-wrote the ‘Numbers’ booklet for the Maths4Life series, and has contributed to the BBC’s Skillswise ‘expert teacher’. She has worked in the higher education sector as a teacher educator since 2012. She is a STEM consultant and has been an external examiner for Canterbury Christ Church University’s PGCE in education and training. Tracy is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).