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Gregory Bland, B.A., B.Ed., M.L.M.Ed.

Greg teaches senior mathematics and philosophy at Toowoomba Grammar School. He’s served on the executive of the Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers (QAMT) for many years and is currently president of the association. In 2009, Greg received an Australian Award for Teaching Excellence for his use of technology in the mathematics classroom. He holds a Master of Leadership and Management in Education from the University of Newcastle.

Dr Peter Jenkins, BSc (1st Hon), PhD, Grad.Dip.

Peter is currently the Head of Curriculum Development: Mathematics including Head of Mathematics C/Specialist Mathematics at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Queensland. He has a PhD in Pure Mathematics from The University of Queensland, and has published a number of articles in International Mathematics Journals. In addition to teaching Mathematics at the tertiary level over a number of years, he has spent the past ten years teaching mathematics at the secondary school level to all year levels, and remains a member of the Brisbane Central Review Panel for Mathematics C.


Nicola Silva B.App.Sc. (Maths) QUT, Dip.Ed. (UQ)

Nicola has worked in Queensland public and private schools across her 40+ year teaching career, including 24 years at Somerville House. She also taught probability and statistics at QUT for two years part-time. Nicola has been authoring school mathematics books since 1999, including Maths Zone Queensland 7-10, Pearson Mathematics 7-10 series 1st and 2nd editions, and making significant contributions to the online senior Pearson Lightbook Mathematics Western Australia Years 11 and 12 series for Mathematics Methods.

Gillian Anderson, B.Sc. Dip. Ed. (Victorian author)

Gillian is a former head of mathematics at Lauriston Girls’ School, Victoria, and has been a teacher of VCE Specialist Mathematics, Mathematics Methods, and Further Mathematics for many years. She has taught Higher Level and Standard Level International Baccalaureate Mathematics and was a teacher workshop presenter for IB Higher Level Mathematics. She is currently an IB examination assessor.


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