IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Mathematical development in the Early Years

Research to support early maths development in young children.

Child doing maths work. Image: Annie Spratt via Unsplash

Developing strong early maths skills is vital for children’s later educational success, and their wellbeing, physical health, economic, and employment outcomes.

To support children’s early maths development, evidence-based interventions and educational practices are needed to engage children from a young age. As such, our lab combines basic and applied research on mathematical development in children aged 2-6 years to address these aims.

Guidance for parents and professionals