Michael A. Buhagiar is a senior lecturer in mathematics education at the Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malta. His main lecturing and research area is educational assessment, especially in relation to the mathematics classroom. His other research interests include reflective practice, inquiry-based learning, mentoring and lesson study. Apart from his varied publications, Dr Buhagiar has participated in a number of EU-funded research projects. He is also a team member of 'Collaborative Lesson Study Malta' (CLeStuM), which is a teacher professional development programme based within the Faculty. Before joining the Faculty in 2008, he was a class teacher in a primary school and taught mathematics in a state secondary school and at the Junior College of the University of Malta.
MSM5005 - Personalising Learning in the Mathematics Classroom
MSM5006 - Implementing Assessment for Learning in the Mathematics Classroom
Teacher Professional Development Programme:
CLeStuM (2017-): Member of the teacher professional development research programme 'Collaborative Lesson Study Malta' CLeStuM) (see www.clestum.eu). This programme is housed within the Faculty of Education, University of Malta.
LS4VET (2020-2023): Member of the University of Malta Project Team on the EU-funded Erasmus+ KA2 research project 'Lesson Study for VET - Teachers' Collaboration for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training' (LS4VET) (see ls4vet.itstudy.hu).
MaSDiV (2017-2020): Member of the University of Malta Project Team on the EU-funded Erasmus+ research project (E17FE10-01) 'Supporting Mathematics and Science Teachers in Addressing Diversity and Promoting Fundamental Values' (MaSDiV) (see masdiv-project.eu/).
IncluSMe (2016-2019): Member of the University of Malta Project Team on the EU-funded Erasmus+ research project (E16FE98-01) 'Intercultural Learning in Mathematics and Science Initial Teacher Education' (IncluSMe) (see inclusme- project.eu/).
CDFE (2013-2015): Member of the University of Malta Project Team on the EU-funded Tempus IV research project (E12FE65-01) 'Capacity Development of Faculties of Education in International Approaches to Teacher Education' (CDFE) (see tempus- cdfe.com/).
SForD-TP (2013-2014): Coordinator of the research project 'Strengthening the Formative Dimension of Teaching Practice through School-based Mentoring' (SForD- TP).
PRIMAS (2010-2013): Member of the University of Malta Project Team on the EU-funded FP7 research project (E09FE41- 01) 'Promoting Inquiry in Mathematics and Science Education across Europe' (PRIMAS) (see www.primas-project.eu/).