Emeritus Professor
Tom Cooper

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Personal details


Algebra and generalisation, Diagnosis and remediation, Indigenous education, Mathematics education, Professional Development of teachers and teacher aides, Thinking skills & problem-solving, Vocational education and training (VET)


Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Adelaide)
  • DipEd (University of Adelaide)
  • BSc(Hons) (University of Adelaide)

Professional memberships and associations

  • School of Teacher Education and Leadership
  • Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME)
  • Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA)
  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
  • Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers (QAMT) - Executive Committee, 2000-4
  • Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)


Mathematics, with expertise in

  • Numeracy
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Mental Computation
  • Algebra
  • Professional Development
  • Teacher Change
  • Mathematics Education
  • Indigenous Capacity Building - Mathematics.

Selected publications

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Research projects