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Conference News : 23/03/2015
More Mist, Haze and Shutters - Dyscalculia in FE/HE

Event Date: Wed 15th April, 2015

Stewart Mason Building, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK

"Following “Mist, Haze and Shutters: Dyscalculia in FE/HE” held at Loughborough University in April 2013, a similar one day conference will be held on Wednesday 15th April 2015. The focus will again be the FE/HE strand and the conference will explore mathematical learning difficulties associated with dyscalculia and other neurodiversities such as dyspraxia and dyslexia.

Professor Steve Chinn (Visiting Professor, University of Derby)
Michelle Cowan (Academic Lead for Disability and Dyslexia, Department of Health Sciences, University of Southampton)

There will also be a range of parallel workshop sessions and some case studies

  • A. Dyscalculic Identities, Simon Drew (Loughborough University)
  • B. Talking Maths: how can technology help with reading and understanding maths notation? Abi James (University of Southampton
  • C. More than a Maths Teacher, Pam Philby (New College Nottingham)
  • D. Dyscalculia: a student’s view, Hilary Maddocks, (Loughborough University)
  • E. The 3 C’s in Maths: Curiosity, Creativity and Collaboration, Judy Hornigold (Independent Consultant

Case Studies: Ivan Newman and Katie Carpani

Cost £150
All rooms have disabled access and disabled car parking is available

Further details and booking
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