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Sam Parkes

School Improvement Specialist–Mathematics

Sam Parkes


Sam teaches on the primary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, contributes to secondary subject knowledge enhancement courses and designs and delivers masters-level programmes in mathematics.

Previously a mathematics leader and assistant head teacher, Sam has undertaken CPD with a number of schools focusing on topics such as: mathematical reasoning; questioning; developing good quality mathematical activities within an investigative approach; working with parents; curriculum delivery; and AfL.

Her research interests lie in the field of collaborative professional development, leading and managing sustainable change and developing an effective school culture in mathematics.

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