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New Centre for Early Mathematics Learning launched at Loughborough

The new Centre for Early Mathematics Learning was recently celebrated at a launch event.

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More maths testing could be good for primary schoolchildren

Dr Kinga Morsanyi has been featured in a Conversation article, discussing how more maths testing could be good for primary schoolchildren, if done in the right way.

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Dr Kinga Morsanyi talks about 'maths anxiety' research

Dr Kinga Morsanyi discusses the issue of 'maths anxiety' on the latest Cuppa with a Scientist podcast.

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Win for MEC staff at British Psychological Society Book Award

Staff from the Mathematics Education Centre at Loughborough University recently celebrated after winning in the British Psychological Society Book Award, which celebrates psychology publications.

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£8m ESRC funding for new Centre for Early Mathematics Learning

Loughborough University is to receive over £8m funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), part of UK Research and Innovation, to establish a new Centre for Early Mathematics Learning (CEML).

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Technical tutor nominated for prestigious Papin Prize

Centre for Mathematical Cognition technical tutor Aatif Patel nominated for Papin Prize.

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Lack of math education negatively affects adolescent brain and cognitive development

Adolescents who stopped studying maths exhibited greater disadvantage - compared with peers who continued studying maths - in terms of brain and cognitive development, according to a new study.

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Academics awarded £93k to develop novel board game that aims to improve children’s numeracy skills

Could a board game aimed at counting be the solution to improving numeracy in the classroom.

Loughborough University’s Centre for Mathematical Cognition have been awarded £93,703 by the Nuffield Foundation to design a board game for children aged four to five that involves counting up and down, with emphasis on the latter.

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Teachers could be over or underestimating the effectiveness of education studies

Teachers could be over or underestimating the effectiveness of education studies because of how they are presented

The way that some education studies are presented could give teachers unrealistic expectations about what they might be able to achieve in the classroom, according to new research.

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