Lecturer in Education
BA Hons (Southampton), MSc (Napier)
Tel: 0116 252 3730
Sue Forsythe obtained a degree in Mathematics with Education and her PGCE from the University of Southampton and an MSc in Computer Enhanced Mathematics Education from Napier University, Edinburgh.
Sue has taught Mathematics in secondary schools in Hampshire, Leicester City and Leicestershire. She joined the School of Education at Leicester in April 2008 and is a postgraduate tutor on the Mathematics strand of the Secondary PGCE course. She also teaches on the Communicating Mathematics module of the Mathematics degree course and supervises Masters students for the Professional Enquiry module.
Sue teaches on the Secondary PGCE Mathematics course and Communicating Mathematics course for 3rd year undergraduates. Please see below for particular modules:
- G1X1 Secondary PGCE Mathematics
- EDX004 Secondary PGCE
- MA3511 Communicating Mathematics
Selected Recent Publications
Lewis, G., Forsythe, S. (2012) 'Which qualities did aspiring teachers value in their 'Best' Mathematics teachers' Tean Journal 4 (3): 49-61
Forsythe, S., Cook, D. (2012) Learning about the properties of 2-D shapes from the inside out. Mathematics Teaching 226: 5-8
Forsythe, S.K. (2011) Current report: Developing perceptions of symmetry in a Dynamic Geometry Environment. Research in Mathematics Education 13(2) : 225-226