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Dr Gina Donaldson

Senior Lecturer

School: School of Teacher Education and Development (SOTED)

Campus: Canterbury

Tel: 01227 922176

Profile summary

Gina Donaldson was a primary school teacher for eleven years before moving into Higher Education. She has a BEd (Cantab) in Mathematics and Education, an MA in Education and has undertaken doctoral research into deep subject knowledge of mathematics. She is a senior lecturer and the Curriculum Team Leader for Primary Mathematics at Canterbury Christ Church University. She also takes the role of programme director for the Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher Post Graduate Certificate. She is particularly interested in children’s mathematical thinking and the mathematical knowledge of primary teachers.

Publications and research outputs

Donaldson G 2000Mental Confusion Primary Mathematics Vol 4 Issue 2 p12- 14

Donaldson G 2000 An Evaluation of the National Numeracy Strategy Primary Mathematics  Vol 4 Issue 3 p22-23

Donaldson G 2002 Successful Mathematics Leadership in Primary Schools Exeter: Learning Matters

Donaldson G, Alfrey C and Webber B Children and Numeracy in Alfrey C ed 2003 Understanding Children’s Learning London;Fulton

Donaldson G  2004 Subject Coordinator’s File: Numeracy Junior Education Vol 28 no 5 p25 - 26 

Donaldson G Coordinating Mathematics in Bottle G ed 2005 Teaching Mathematics in the Primary School London: Continuum

Donaldson G et al 2005 Reflective Reader: Primary Mathematics Exeter: Learning Matters

Donaldson G 2007 Inner City spaces in Austin R. (ed) 2007 Letting the Outside in Stoke on Trent: Trentham

Donaldson G. 2007 The Impact of Research on Educational Policy: An Examination of Research into Standardised Assessment Tasks in

Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal no. 21 2007 Special issue on social justice, part 2

Donaldson, G. An Introduction to Mathematics in Driscoll, P., Lambirth, A. and Roden. J. (2012) The Primary Curriculum London: Sage

Donaldson, G.  Deep Subject Knowledge inDonaldson, G.,Field, J., Harris, D., Taylor, H. and Tope, C. (2012) Becoming a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher London: Routledge

Donaldson, G. Championing the Teaching of Multiplication inDonaldson, G.,Field, J., Harris, D., Taylor, H. and Tope, C. (2012) Becoming a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher London: Routledge

Donaldson G. Data Handling in Taylor, H. and Harris, A. (ed) (2013) Learning and teaching Mathematics 0 – 8 London: Sage

Donaldson G. Pattern in Taylor, H. and Harris, A. (ed) (2013) Learning and teaching Mathematics 0 – 8 London: Sage

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