Emeritus Professor Lianghuo Fan

Emeritus Professor Lianghuo Fan

 DipBA., MSc, PhD

Research interests

  • Teacher education and professional development in mathematics
  • Curriculum studies and textbook research in mathematics
  • Mathematics teaching, learning and assessment

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Professor Lianghuo Fan is Emeritus Professor in Education at the University of Southampton and has a long career as a mathematics educator in China, USA, Singapore and the UK. His research has focused on mathematics teaching and learning, mathematics assessment, teacher education and professional development, mathematics curriculum and textbook research, and the integration of ICT in mathematics education. He is also interested in international and comparative education, and algorithms for polynomial division in mathematics. Among his many publications in these areas, his work in mathematics textbook research, teacher pedagogical knowledge development, comparison between Chinese and international mathematics education, and synthetic and polynomial division has been particularly influential in China and internationally.

Professor Lianghuo Fan is currently a Distinguished Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences and the Director for the Asian Centre for Mathematics Education at East China Normal University.