Portrait of Mr Edward Southall Mr Edward Southall

e.southall@hud.ac.uk | 01484 478112


Qualifications: MBA, PGCE, BSc (Hons) 

Ed has taught in Education for 12 years in a variety of roles. He began his career as a teacher of computing and mathematics, and went on to be a Director of ICT, Head of Mathematics and Assistant Headteacher. Ed has also worked as an education consultant in the Middle East with the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, where he worked with local and international schools to improve pedagogy, school leadership and management.

Ed is the interim Head of Division for ITE and our maths education specialist at the University. Ed is additionally involved in exam tutoring, and still teaches in a local Secondary School two days a week.

Research and Scholarship

  • Developments in Mathematics Education Curriculum
  • The effects of cultural perceptions of mathematics on education
  • The role of whole school numeracy
  • Developments in Generic Education Organisational Behaviour in schools


Publications and Other Research Outputs


Southall, E (2017) Yes, but why? Teaching for understanding in mathematics . : SAGE. ISBN 978-1473948969


Southall, E (2016) ‘The formula triangle and other problems with procedural teaching in mathematicsSchool Science Review , 97 (360), pp. 49-53. ISSN 0036-6811

Research Degree Supervision

Further information is available about Research Topics and Supervision within the School of Education and Professional Development..

Teaching and Professional Activities

PGCE Mathematics