Developing a ‘leading identity’: the relationship between students’ mathematical identities and their career and higher education aspirations

The construct of identity has been used widely in mathematics education in order to understand how students (and teachers) relate to and engage with the subject (Kaasila, 2007; Sfard & Prusak, 2005; Boaler, 2002). Drawing on cultural historical activity theory (CHAT), this paper adopts Leont’ev’...

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Main Authors: Laura Black, Julian Williams, Paul Hernandez-Martinez, Pauline Davis, Maria Pampaka, Geoff Wake
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Published: 2010
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