Dr Nick Andrews

Nick is a member of the Mathematics Education and the Teacher Education and Professional Learning research groups.

He teaches on and co-ordinates the MSc in Teacher Education (Mathematics) and undergraduate courses in Mathematics Education, as well as teaching on the PGCE and MSc in Learning and Teaching courses.

He studied for his first degree, PGCE, MSc in Education Research Methodology and DPhil in Mathematics Education at Oxford. He worked as a teacher and head of department in a comprehensive secondary school after completing his PGCE and before joining the department in 2003.

His research focuses on mathematics teachers’ and educators’ practices and their practice-related thinking. He is also collaborating on projects that focus on interaction in mathematics classrooms and methods for solving quadratic equations.


Book chapters

  • Ingram, J, Andrews, N, Pitt, A “Developing talk in mathematics classrooms”, In: G Stylianides, A Childs (eds.) Classroom-based interventions across subject areas: Research to understand what works in education.

  • Ingram, J, Andrews, N, Pitt, A “Making student explanations relevant in whole class discussion”, In: J Moschkovich, D Wagner, A Bose, J Rodrigues, M Schütte (eds.) Language and Communication in Mathematics.


  • Department staff


  • Course coordinator: MSc in Teacher Education (Mathematics)
  • Lecturer in Mathematics Education

Subject area

  • MSc Learning and Teaching
  • MSc Teacher Education and Development
  • PGCE Mathematics

Research groups

  • Mathematics Education
  • Subject Pedagogy
  • Teacher Education and Professional Learning

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Publications, books and other work