Dr Suki Honey

Dr Suki Honey

Lecturer in Primary Mathematics

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)


Visiting Specialist for Primary Mathematics ITE


-SFHEA (2017) -PhD (2008) Plymouth University -MA(Educ)(2001) Open University -PGCE (1987) Secondary Mathematics; Keele University -BSc Hons:(1985) Pure/Applied Mathematics; University College,Cardiff

Teaching interests

Mathematics; Mathematics Education (Undergraduate,Secondary, Primary, Early Years)

Research interests

Mathematics Pedagogy: Mathematics and the use of Technology: 'Maths Anxiety': Gender and Mathematics:

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Two PhD completions; One external PhD Examination; One internal PhD examination; Three PhD supervision in progress

Creative practice & artistic projects

Origami Workshops: Mathematical Art: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving:

Research groups

  • Mathematics Education

-Honey, S. (2015) Exploring the life histories of young women undertaking a Mathematics ITE course. Unpublished poster presentation at: Vice Chancellor’s Teaching and Learning Conference, June 2015, Plymouth. -Honey, S. and Graham, E. (2012). “A Model of Teacher Change and Development” International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education 19(2): 59-71. -Graham, A. and Honey, S. (2009). “Algebra – I just don’t get it” Mathematics Teaching 212: 38-41. -Berry, J., Graham, T., Honey, S. and Headlam, C. (2007). “A case study of the issues arising when teachers adopt the use of a new form of technology in their teaching for the first time” International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education 14(4): 150-160. -Honey, S. and Graham, T. (2003). “To use or not to use graphics calculators on teaching practice: a case study of three trainee-teachers’ beliefs and attitudes” International Journal of Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education 10(2): 81-101. -Graham, T., Headlam, C., Honey, S., Sharp, J. and Smith, A. (2003). “The use of graphics calculators by students in an examination: what do they really do?” International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology 34(3): 319-334. -Honey, S. (2003) Cross-Curricular Numeracy 11-14. London, Letts.

Other academic activities

-School Placement Mentor -Widening Participation -Mathematics Masterclasses -Mathematics Subject Enhancement -Key Skills Numeracy