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Colin Foster

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  • Associate Professor
  • University of Leicester School of Education
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Research interests

My research interests in mathematics education focus on the learning and teaching of mathematical problem solving and the design of rich tasks and their use in the mathematics classroom.

About

I am an Associate Professor in mathematics education in the School of Education at the University of Leicester. I am interested in the design of rich mathematical tasks and ways in which teachers can use and adapt them in the classroom to support conceptual understanding of mathematics.

Co-authors (16)

Recent publications

  • 92.16 Avoiding Pythagoras

    • Foster C
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  • Stereocontrol in Organic Synthesis Using Silicon-Containing Compounds. Studies Directed Towards the Synthesis of Ebelactone A

    • Archibald S
    • Barden D
    • Bazin J
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

University of Leicester School of Education

January 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor

School of Education, University of Nottingham

July 2014 - December 2017(3 years)

Senior Research Fellow

School of Education, University of Nottingham

September 2012 - July 2014(2 years)

Education

MA, PhD, PGCE

University of Cambridge

September 1992 - July 2000(8 years)