Dr Mary McAteer

Director, MaST Programme



Research Interests:
Action Research, Mathematics Education

BEd, University of Leeds, TASC, Physical Sciences, QTS awarded, 1979 , MSc, University of Ulster, University of Ulster, Education Management (Distinction), 1993 , DPhil, University of Ulster, University of Ulster, Contemporary Science Education: Some Historical and Philosophical Roots, 2000 , PG Cert, Edge Hill University, Research Supervision, 2010


I qualified as a teacher in 1979, and have worked since then in a wide range of roles including secondary maths and physics teacher, primary maths, science and technology consultant, Lecturer in Educational Leadership, and leader of an MA in Education. In 2000. I joined the staff of the University of Ulster, where I taught on an MSc Educational management programme, and held the post as Coordinator of Academic Affairs for Professional Development. Since joining Edge Hill University in 2005 I have taught on MA Leadership and Management and Research Methods modules, held the post of Postgraduate Programme Leader, and in 2010 taken up my current post as Director for a Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) programme. I have a particular interest in practitioner research methodologiemore...

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