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Matt Woodford

Matt Woodford

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Matt Woodford

Staff Group(s)
Secondary and Continuing Education


Matt’s main areas of work are the with developing secondary mathematics teachers as part of the Nottingham Trent University PGCE, and leading the Secondary School Centred Initial Teacher Training partnership with our partner Inspiring Leaders Teacher Training.

Career overview

Matt has worked in a number of schools across the East Midlands as both a teacher and as an assistant head of a large secondary school. He also led one of the government funded Mathematics Hubs working with schools across the school phases. Before joining Nottingham Trent University to lead the mathematics PGCE programme he developed an Education Endowment Foundation funded trial of mathematics resources for post-16 learners.

Research areas

Matt is completing his PhD in dissonance around orientations towards the teaching of mathematics.

External activity

Matt is part of the strategic board of the Collaborative Lesson Research organisation.

Matt chairs the strategic board of one of the local mathematics hubs.

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