The Department of Mathematics and Science Education at Stockholm University islooking to appoint two full-time PhD students for a four year, possibly five year with a 20% teaching load, project on the development of grade one students’ foundational number sense in England and Sweden. The project, which is funded by the Swedish Research Council, will involve interviews, with parents and teachers of students and, following those, the development and implementation of surveys for use with parents and teachers in the two countries. Finally, the project will involve video-based classroom observations. The project is being led by Professor Paul Andrews paul [dot] andrews >>at<< mnd.su.se from whom further information may be obtained, and Dr Judy Sayers. It is possible that one of the students could be based in England. Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one must be fluent in Swedish.
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The closing date for applications is January 15, 2016.