Ernest Ampadu joined KTH in January 2021 as an Associate Professor in Mathematics Education at the Department of Learning, School of Industrial Engineering and Management. Before joining KTH, Ernest worked as a senior lecturer and Head of Department, the Department of Teacher Education Education, University of Ghana. He also worked at the Richmond International University in London as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and as a lecturer of mathematics and mathematics education at Anglia Ruskin University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Research Master’s Degree in International and Comparative Education from Stockholm University, Sweden, a Master of Arts degree in Adult Learning and Global Change from Linkoping University, Sweden and a PhD in Education (Mathematics) from Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom.
Ernest’s principal research interests lie in the field of Mathematics Education (curriculum development, assessment, pedagogy and policy) and teacher development. He has over 20 years’ experience as a teacher educator and a researcher with in-depth experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research. He has in-depth experience working with SPSS, STATS DIRECT and ORIGIN for statistical analysis on small and large scale projects. Ernest has participated in various international research projects outside of the university environment and has published several articles in peer-review journals and a number of book chapters.