Christine Watson

Christine Watson

Senior Lecturer/Consultant

Secondary and Post Compulsory Education

Contact Details

email: christine.watson@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542202

Christine has worked as a maths teacher in a number of schools and in school improvement both as independent consultant and local authority adviser. She specialises in tracking, intervention and in mathematics and has worked with a variety of settings at middle and secondary including special, short stay and independent schools.  She has significant experience in CPD development and delivery tailored to the needs of individual school, local authorities, and nationwide, and has continued involvement in teacher professional development.  She has extensive examining experience across GCE, GCSE and Entry Level Mathematics and has written a broad range of mathematics resources, including a textbook for KS4 Entry Level pupils.

Christine works within the University PGCE Secondary team and School Improvement teams, leading CPD for local Maths Hubs. She is also currently Area Coordinator for Worcestershire and Herefordshire for AMSP (Advanced Mathematics Support Programme).

Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Mathematics & Business Studies, University of Warwick
  • PGCE Mathematics & Combined Science, University of Warwick
  • PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Worcester
  • Fellow of the HEA

Teaching & Research

  • Teaching Professional Studies and Numeracy Across the Curriculum on the PGCE (Secondary)

  • Designing and delivering a range of Professional Development events for mathematics teachers

  • Organising and leading Enrichment events for Year 7 to Year 13

Professional Bodies

  • Member of Association of Mathematics Teachers

  • Member of National Association of Mathematics Advisers

  • NCETM Professional Development Accredited Lead

  • Fellow of HEA

  • STEM Ambassador

Publications

Entry Level Mathematics  Hodder & Stoughton ISBN: 9780340801635; 224 pages

Entry Level Mathematics Teacher’s Guide Hodder & Stoughton www.entrylevelmaths.co.uk or CD-Rom

Present at ATM, NAMA, Maths Hub conferences and events

External Roles

  • GCE, GCSE and A Level examiner with Edexcel
  • Worked with AQA, Cambridge Assessment, Eduqas, NFER, OCR on assessments and/or resourcing
  • Leading professional development on behalf of local Maths Hubs
  • AMSP Area Coordinator for Worcestershire and Herefordshire
  • Assessor for IMA Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships