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Helen Williams

Programme Lead - Primary PGCE
Senior Lecturer in Work-Based Routes

Helen Williams

About Research



Helen joined St. Mary’s in 2021 as senior lecturer for academic professional practice on the work-based routes and as programme leader for the primary PGCE.

Helen has extensive experience in primary education as a lecturer, adviser and headteacher. Helen’s teaching experience is in inner and outer London primary schools, most in areas of high deprivation.

Helen is currently working on completing her EdD, having previously gained an MA in Educational Leadership and Management.


Research profile

Helen’s particular interests are in underperforming groups including children with additional needs, with a focus on mathematics. She has presented at BRSLM.


Williams, H. C. (2019). What’s the same and what’s different: The use of the Mathematics Mastery programme in a special school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties. In Curtis, F. (Ed.) Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics 39 (2)

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