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Dr Thomas Ralph
Maths Subject-Specific

Dr Thomas Ralph

Dr Thomas Ralph is Programme Director for the Secondary PGCE course and leads the Secondary Mathematics PGCE at the University of Exeter. He also teaches on the MSc and MA programmes as well as supervising dissertation and PhD students.

His research focuses on resistant students in school, how they use space to make school the kind of place they want to be in, how they make their voices heard and the effects of this on mathematics provision.

Prior to this, Thomas spent 11 years teaching in various schools in London and Dorset, worked as a consultant at SMILE Maths developing educational software and has been a head of department in a school specialising in mathematics.

Dr Thomas Ralph's Webinars

New KS3 Mathematics Guidance: Supporting Pupils’ Progress through the Statutory Curriculum

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide governors, senior leaders, mathematics leads, teachers and teaching assistants with guidance and support on how they can deliver the statutory curriculum in line with DfE guidance to help develop secondary school pupils’ mastery of mathematics.

Secondary Mathematics: An Insight into Ofsted's Research Review, Identifying High-quality Curricula, Assessment, Pedagogy and Systems

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leaders, subject leaders, teachers and practitioners with insight into Ofsted’s Research review series: mathematics which provides an evidence-based conception of a high-quality maths curriculum to support Ofsted’s inspection judgements and can be used to guide curriculum planning.