Mary Coupland

Mary Coupland


Associate Professor Mary Coupland is the Director of the UTS Mathematics and Science Study Centre and lectures in mathematics and quantitative literacy. She joined UTS in 1990 after ten years of secondary school teaching in Mathematics. She is passionate about improving the participation rate of all students in advanced maths, especially those from equity target groups. Her research interests include curriculum, assessment, and engagement. In recent years Mary has been President of both the NSW and national professional associations for teachers of mathematics, MANSW and AAMT. Currently, she is co-leader of the Mathematics Inside project, funded by the federal government AMSPP program.

  • Mathematics Education
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Teacher Professional Development


Recent News

  • Post: Centre researchers win teaching awards

  • Projects

  • Project: Maths Inside

  • Recent Publications

  • Publication: Conclusions and Answering the Research Questions
  • Publication: Introducing Maths inside and the Australian Maths and Science Partnerships Program (AMSPP)
  • Publication: Introducing the Material in Maths Inside
  • Publication: Is There a Crisis in Mathematics Education?
  • Publication: Making School Maths Engaging
  • Publication: Making School Maths Engaging: The Maths inside Project
  • Publication: Maths inside from Teachers' Perspectives
  • Publication: Maths inside from the Students' Perspectives
  • Publication: Research into Teaching and Learning of Tertiary Mathematics and Statistics
  • Publication: The Case for Mathematical Literacy