Sue Pope is a mathematics educator who has worked in schools, universities, local authorities and national policy. She believes everyone can learn mathematics and is entitled to the best possible learning experiences. Building positive attitudes towards mathematics is as important as ensuring successful learning recognised through academic achievement – attitudes last a lifetime.
Sue has worked with mathematics educators from around the world to develop curriculum policy and teaching materials. Much of her career has been in higher education working with beginning and practicing teachers. She was national lead for mathematics at the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in England (2007-2011) and she currently works at the Scottish Qualifications Authority.