Dr Gillian Frankcom-Burgess

MEd, BA(Hons), PGCE

Biography

Gillian Frankcom is a Lecturer in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education.

Gillian was a classroom teacher for 20 years in both London and Auckland. Her special interest areas are: investigative learning and the role of problem solving in acquiring a relational understanding in mathematics; Maths Anxiety and its causes. She is co-author of the textbook Mathematics for the New Zealand Curriculum for Year 10 and has published a student workbook for level 1 NCEA, the first in a series.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Frankcom-Burgess, G. A. (2017). Capturing Pedagogic Change in Novice Primary Teachers of Mathematics: Development of the measuring instrument DART The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33675
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2009). Investigative mathematics: Discovering the teacher mathematician inside. In R. Averill, R. Harvey (Eds.) Teaching Secondary school mathematics and statistics: Evidence-based practice (pp. 23-35). Wellington: NZCER Press (New Zealand Council for Educational Research).
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13034
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2008). Statistics Teaching and Learning: The New Zealand Experience. Paper presented at 11th International Conerence on Mathematical Education:ICME, Monterrey, Mexico. 6 July - 13 July 2008.
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2007). TinkerPlots for the novice user. Paper presented at Integrate, Collaborate, Think learn do conference, Whangaparoaoa College. 23 November - 24 November 2007.
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2007). The cycle of maths anxiety: The fear of mathematics. Paper presented at New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers 10th Bi-annual Conference 2007 The Power of 10, St Cuthberts College, Auckland. 25 September - 28 September 2007.
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2007). Supporting Pre-service Teachers. Paper presented at New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers (NZAMT) 10th Bi-annual Conference 2007 - The Power of 10., St Cuthberts College, Auckland. 25 September - 28 September 2007.
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2007). TinkerPlots: Statistics at their fingertips. Paper presented at New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers 10th Bi-annual Conference 2007 The Power of 10, St Cuthberts College, Auckland. 25 September - 28 September 2007.
  • Frankcom, G. A. (2007). Maths Anxiety in Pre-service Primary Student Teachers. Paper presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. 8 July - 13 July 2007.

Contact details

Primary location

A - BLOCK EPSOM - Bldg 6EA
Level 2, Room 223
EPSOM CAMPUS, 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand