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Dr

Max Stephens

Honorary
social sciences
education & educational research
algebraic thinking
relational thinking
education, scientific disciplines
elementary-school
fractions
knowledge
generalization
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Dr

Max Stephens

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
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Dr

Max Stephens

 

Dr Max Stephens has the following current areas of research: identifying the emergence of students’ algebraic thinking in the primary and middle years of school, comparative studies in curriculum and assessment, developing a construct of Teacher Capacity to support curriculum reform in mathematics, and investigating the cultural conditions that are needed for the successful adaptation of Lesson Study outside Japan. He has continuing interests in mathematics education and curriculum development internationally, most notably in Japan and in China, where he is a visiting professor at South West University (Chongqing) and at Tianjin Normal University.

Prior to coming to The University of Melbourne, he occupied senior roles with the Victorian Department of Education and at the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. His recent commissions from the Australian Government include being a reviewer of the Australian Curriculum: Mathematics, and providing interpretations of international assessments in Mathematics for Australian schools.

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Education


Graduate Diploma in Education

University of Melbourne

Master of Arts

University of Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Wisconsin