Dr Michael A Buhagiar

Dr Michael A Buhagiar

Dr Michael A Buhagiar

  B.Ed.(Hons)(Melit.),M.Ed.(Melit.),Ph.D.(Nott.)

Senior Lecturer

Room 205
Guzè Cassar Pullicino Building
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 3374
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.
  • Assessment
  • Mathematics Education
  • Teacher Education
  • LLI5002 - Field Placement 2
  • LLI5009 - Subject-based Pedagogy and Methodology
  • MSM5002 - Inquiry and Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom
  • MSM5004 - The Reflective Mathematics Teacher
  • 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.

Research Projects:

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/).

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