Mary O'Connor

Mary O'Connor

School of Education
Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics

Contact details

School of Education
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Mary joined the School of Education as a Lecturer in Mathematics Education in September 2012. She taught Mathematics for many years in local schools in the West Midlands and has 15 years’ experience as a Head of Department in 3 different secondary schools. She has also been a Lead Mathematics Teacher and a Head of Sixth Form.

She has experience of teaching overseas at a Leading International School in the Middle East and is now the Secondary Mathmatics Lead for the University of Birmingham Dubai PGCE Mathematics course. She also teaches on the secondary mathematics PGDipEd course and the mathematics subject knowledge enhancement course. 

She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Professional Development lead within the National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (NCETM). 


  • BEd (University of Birmingham)
  • MA in Mathematics Education, University of Plymouth

Other activities

Committee member of the Association of Mathmatics Education Teachers (AMET)