Staff Profile:Miss Nasreen Majid

Name:
Miss Nasreen Majid
Job Title:
Lecturer in Primary Mathematics
Responsibilities:

Institute of Education Responsibilities:

  • Director of the BA Education (QTS) Programme
  • BA Ed Curriculum Mathematics Teaching to Year 1, 2 and 3
  • IoE Writing group convenor
  • Masters Supervision
  • BA Ed Advanced Teaching Dissertation (ATP) convenor and supervision
  • School supervision on the BA Ed programme
  • Guest lecturer on various ITT and MA programmes
  • Mentor on the Academic Practice Programme (APP)
  • Member of the Equity, Improvement and Leadership research group
  • Member of the Institute of Education Ethics Committee

Main Teaching Responsibilities:

  • BA Ed Years 1, 2 and 3 Curriculum Mathematics.
  • Guest lecturer on the Primary and Secondary PGCE
  • Guest lecturer on the MA programme
Areas of Interest:

Expertise and Research Interest:

  • Teaching and Learning of Primary Mathematics
  • Professional identities of Primary Mathematics Specialists
  • Career trajectories of Primary Mathematics Specialists
  • Impact of Mathematics Specialists in Primary Schools
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Leadership and Management of mathematics in Primary schools including professional development.

Masters Level Supervision offered in these areas:

  • Primary mathematics
  • Issues around assessment in Primary schools
  • Models of professional development in mathematics

Current and Recent Research Projects:

  • Educational Doctoral Student - Part 2
  • My working title is: How do primary teachers in England develop their professional identities as mathematics specialists?
Research groups / Centres:
  • Improving Equity and Inclusion through Education Research Group
Publications:
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Any Further Information:

Enterprise Activity, External Roles and Consultancy:

  • External Examiner at The University of Greenwich.

Professional Achievements:

  • Recently completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) with a distinction.
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Masters in Education and International Development.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Background:

In September 2011, I joined The University of Reading, Institute of Education. Prior to this I worked in Primary schools, where I taught for fourteen years. My experience in a range of roles in Schools has included teaching in the Early Years, Key Stages 1, 2 3. Additionally, I have had wider school leadership responsibilities as: Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), Mathematics Co-ordinator, Assessment Co-ordinator, Advanced Skills Teacher, Assistant Head teacher and Deputy Head teacher. It has been an absolute privilege working in very diverse schools, mainly in urban settings. The bulk of my teaching experiences have been in London, UK. I have also worked at the British International School (BIS) in Jakarta, Indonesia. I led the teaching and learning of mathematics during my time at BIS. At the University of Reading, I am the Director of the BA Education (QTS) programme and I also work with our trainee teachers to develop their teaching and learning of mathematics in Primary Schools.

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Contact Details

Email:
n.majid@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 2673

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