Celia Hoyles

(b. 1946)

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(1946– )

British mathematics educationalist who was appointed as the government's Chief Adviser for Mathematics following the publication of Adrian * Smith's inquiry into the state of post-14 mathematics education in the UK, and subsequently the Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM). In 2004 she was chosen as the first recipient of the Hans Freudenthal medal, in recognition of her cumulative programme of research.

Subjects: Mathematics.

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