Student Centred Approaches: Teachers' Learning and Practice

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Vale, Colleen M, Davies, Anne Carolyn, Weaven, Mary and Hooley, Neil (2010) Student Centred Approaches: Teachers' Learning and Practice. In: MERGA33 - 2010 : Shaping the future of mathematics education : proceedings of the 33rd annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia held at John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle, 3-7 July 2010. Sparrow, Len, Kissane, Barry and Hurst, Chris, eds. Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, St Lucia, Qld., pp. 571-578.


Student centred approaches to teaching and learning in mathematics is one of t he reforms currently being advocated and implemented to improve mathematics outcomes for students from low SES backgrounds. The models, meanings and practices of student centred approaches explored in this paper reveal that a constructivist model of studen t centred teaching and learning is being promoted and implemented with some success. The ways in which teachers and leaders are being supported through network and school based professional learning are described.

Item type Book Section
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ISBN 9781920846251
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
Historical > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Historical > SEO Classification > 9301 Learner and Learning
Keywords ResPubID20184, mathematics education, Victoria
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