Student learning comes first
Our five core beliefs form the foundation for everything we do:
- Courses should be structured primarily around effective student learning.
- Maths learning should not just tick off the dot points on the curriculum.
- Teachers’ impact on student learning is not limited to content delivery.
- Students should build a deep understanding of the mathematics they learn, rather than just rote learning.
- Students have a diverse range of learning needs.
By teachers, for teachers
We’re striving to empower the next generation with a deep understanding and appreciation of maths. In pursuit of this goal, we’re committed to:
- Creating and curating learning activities, resources, and assessment frameworks for individual students, small groups, classes and entire schools.
- Reimagining course structures, workflows and student practices – implementing these effectively to ensure high quality and long-lasting learning.
Awkward family photos
Driven by a passion for improving the futures of young people the world over, Richard co-founded Maths Pathway while still a teacher. He now steers the organisation in pursuit of a world in which everyone knows and enjoys maths.
Richard WilsonChief Visionary
A member of the physics research group that discovered the Higgs Boson, Justin swapped high profile academia for teaching. As a teacher, Justin could not ignore the vast number of students he saw graduating with no understanding of mathematics. So he built the solution — now known as Maths Pathway.
Justin MatthysChief Integrator
Michaela is a former teacher, numeracy coach and Teach for Australia Associate, who is driven by her belief in the importance of growth mindsets and the capacity of all students to access thought-provoking, creative mathematics.
Michaela EpsteinHead of Learning
Mati has previously taught high school Mathematics and Physics for 12 years. Her passion is to create a mathematics curriculum that is fun and engaging for all students, that challenges them and helps them to develop a love of mathematics.
Mati PapasimeonLearning Specialist
Initially a particle physicist working in the Higgs Boson group, Joel loved the Maths Pathway vision and joined the team when it was run out of Richard’s shed.
Joel SmithHead of School Success
After teaching in high schools for 9 years, Emily became disenchanted with the system moving students on before they are ready. So she joined Maths Pathway – inspired by our vision to make a difference to the way students learn maths.
Emily DuncanSchool Consultant
Liam taught maths for eight years, but left the profession as he became disenchanted with the one-size fits all approach. Now he’s helping transform maths education in Australia.
Liam JonesSchool Consultant
Jennifer spent over 5 years working in education before joining the team. She puts her passion for student growth and development to great use — helping schools implement Maths Pathway.
Jennifer JohnsSchool Consultant
Luke helps schools to achieve a consistently, high quality implementation of the Maths Pathway teaching and learning model through purposeful and engaging professional development and change management.
Luke D'AstoliSchool Consultant
TJ is a training and coaching specialist with a background focused on change management. When he’s not hard at work supporting our schools and community of teachers TJ is doting over Kieran, his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
TJ JenksSchool Consultant
Between her teaching experiences and Masters, Bec hopes to build an army of French Bulldogs one day! She’s passionate about inclusive education and every child’s right to learn within their needs.
Bec BurtenshawSchool Consultant
With degrees in science & science communication, Matt has a passion for education and using his problem solving skills to provide support to Maths Pathway schools.
Mathew BlancSchool Support
A customer service specialist with a passion for educational engagement, Elliot provides support for Maths Pathway schools.
Elliot GeorgiouSchool Support
Problem solver and puzzle master, when he’s not helping schools in his technical support role, Sam designs elaborate escape rooms.
Sam SmithTechnical Support
Laura has a passion for learning analytics and how data can enable better practice. She has led multiple teams over the years, and worked in partnership with schools to help them deliver better learning outcomes.
Laura MarinescoHead of Business Development
Tyson has spent over five years working to improve educational outcomes in Australian schools. He is an EdTech enthusiast and is passionate about helping teachers utilise technology to become exceptional teachers that develop exceptional learners.
Tyson DaoustPartnerships Manager
For over 20 years Portia has been assisting teachers in selecting appropriate content for their students. With a background in IT, she is interested in the benefits of technology for instant feedback, and visibility of student progress.
Portia NeydorffPartnerships Specialist
Sean is excited by the opportunities that technology provides to remove mundane tasks from teachers and students, which in turn enables them to engage more deeply with one another and the world around them.
Sean FlemingHead of Engineering
Dylan manages the development of the software underpinning the Maths Pathway model and the hosting infrastructure. He loves programming and hates bugs.
Dylan HallSolution Architect
Berik is happiest when adding great new features to the Maths Pathway system. He’s our resident TechCrunch reader, table tennis expert, and novice motorbike rider.
Berik AssylbekovSoftware Engineer
A passionate software developer and footy fan, Stephen makes sure that the front end is usable and stable.
Stephen Gillespie-JonesSoftware Engineer
Blurring the lines between code and colour, Philip spends his time designing and coding intuitive user interfaces. He constantly strives to improve the experience of Maths Pathway.
Philip ArdeljanWeb Designer / UI Specialist
Passionate Software developer managing the back end and front end at Maths Pathway. Always excited about learning new technologies.
Komal Preet KaurSoftware Developer
Part nerdy gear head, part sensitive storyteller, Dan is in his element at Maths Pathway working with teachers and students to tell their stories.
Dan RaicaCreative Services Manager
With a passion for delivering exceptional corporate and special events, Leanne is ardent and goes the extra mile to ensure the event experience is memorable and valuable for all Maths Pathway attendees.
Leanne WallerEvents Specialist
With a background in finance & administration and a passionate advocate for quality education, Maree combines her skills and passion at Maths Pathway.
Maree EvansHead of Finance
Sarah SmithHead of Administration
A former primary school teacher, Sam is passionate about delivering effective Early Years education, where students are encouraged to explore and question the world around them.
Sam CollierEducation Architect
Primary educator, educational coach and leader of research-based learning initiatives, Alex is a true edu-nerd who is happiest when helping to formulate innovative and pragmatic solutions in primary education.
Alex BoxEducation Architect
Education advisory board
The Education Advisory Board is a select group of education experts, who contribute to the ongoing innovation and refinement of Maths Pathway’s mathematics learning and pedagogy.
Collectively, the Board members have a wealth of expertise across mathematics education and school education policy and practice. They are forward-thinkers who are passionate about improving the education system for all young people and share a belief in Maths Pathway’s mission.
The Board meets once per quarter to discuss themes such as best practice in student assessment, innovation in teacher professional development, and measuring impact.
Partner at EY
CEO, Centre for Strategic Education
Melodie Potts Rosevear
CEO, Teach for Australia
Head Strategic Research Initiatives at ANU
Maths Pedagogy Consultant