Some of these publications are downloadable from the publications page on my Mathematics Teaching site.


Jurdak, Murad; Vithal, Renuka; de Freitas, Elizabeth; Gates, Peter and Kollosche, David (2016) Social and Political Dimensions of Mathematics Education: Current Thinking, ICME-13 Topical Survey, Dorecht, Springer.

Gates, P. and Jorgensen, R. (2014) (Eds) Shifts in the Field of Mathematics Education: Stephen Lerman and the Turn to the Social. Rotterdam: Springer.

Gates, Peter (2010) Beyond Belief: Understanding the mathematics teacher at work. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Publishers. ISBN 978-3-8383-5975-5

Gates, Peter (ed.) (2001) Issues in Mathematics Teaching, London, RoutledgeFalmer. ISBN 0-415-23864-1.

Book Chapters

Gates, Peter (2019) “Why the (social) class you are in still matters”, in Constantinos Xenofontos (Ed.) Equity in Mathematics Education. Addressing a Changing World. Charlotte: Information Age Publishing, pps 41-64.

Gates, Peter (2017) “The Importance of Diagrams, Graphics and Other Visual Representations in STEM Teaching”, in Robyn Jorgensen and Kevin Larkin (eds) STEM Education in the Junior Secondary, Singapore: Springer, pps 169-196.

Gates, Peter (2014) Equity and Access in Mathematics Education. In S. Lerman, (ed) Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education, Springer, pp. 217-221

Gates, P. and Noyes, A. (2013) School Mathematics as Social Classification. In D. Leslie and H. Mendick (eds) Debates In Mathematics Education. London, RoutledgeFalmer, pp. 38-48.

Gates, P. (2006) The Place of Equity and Social Justice in the History of PME, in Angel Gutierrez and Paolo Boero (Eds) Handbook of Research on the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Past, present and future, Rotterdam, Sense Publishers, pps 367-402. ISBN 90-77874-19-4.


Yong, Su-Ting; Karjanto, Natanael; Gates, Peter; Chan, Tak-Yee Andyand Khin, Than-Myint (2020) Let Us Rethink How to Teach Mathematics Using Gaming Principles, International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.

Yong, Su Ting, Gates, Peter, & Chan, Andy Tak-Yee (2018). A Gaming Perspective on Mathematics Education. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 14(4), 85-98.

Yong, Su Ting; Harrison, Ian Gates, Peter (2016) Digital Games and Learning Mathematics: Student, Teacher and Parent Perspectives. International Journal of Serious Games, Volume 3(4), 2384-8766

Yong, Su Ting; Harrison, Ian Gates, Peter (2016) Digital Games to Learn Mathematics – What students think. International Journal of Serious Games, Volume 3(2), 12-28.

Ahmad, Syed Munir and Gates, Peter (2016) ‘Education is Light; It takes you towards the path of light’: Parental perceptions about education and their children’s schooling in northern Pakistan, FWU Journal of Social Sciences, 10(2), 1-14.

Jorgensen, R., Gates, P., & Roper, V. (2014). Structural Exclusion through School Mathematics: Using Bourdieu to Understand Mathematics a Social Practice. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 87, 221–239. doi: 10.1007/s10649-013-9468-4

Gates, P. and Abdul Rahim, S. (2014) Culture and disadvantage in Mathematics. In P. Barnby (ed) Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 34(1), 49-54.

Gates, P. and Guo, X. (2014) How British-Chinese parents support their children: a view from the regions, Educational Review 66(2) 168-191, DOI:10.1080/00131911.2013.768958.

Yong, Su-Ting and Gates, Peter (2014) ” Born Digital: Are They Really Digital Natives?,” International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning, 4(2), 102-105.

Kington, A., Gates, P. and Sammons, P. (2013) Development of social relationships, interactions and behaviours in early education setting. Journal of Early Childhood Research. 11(23), 292-311, ISSN 1476-718X

Ferguson, H. and Gates, P. (2013) Early intervention and holistic, relationship-based practice with fathers: Evidence from the work of the Family Nurse Partnership, Child & Family Social Work 20(1), doi:10.1111/cfs.12059.

Gates, P. (2012): Mathematical relationships in education: identities and participation, Research in Mathematics Education, 14(1), 91-94. doi: 10.1080/14794802.2012.657442.

Hinsliff-Smith, K., Gates, P. and Leducq, M. (2012) “Persistence, how do they do it? A case study of Access to Higher Education learners on a Diploma/BSc Nursing Programme”. Nurse Education Today, 32(1), 27-31. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2011.01.015

Research Reports

Gates, Peter, Clapham, Andrew and Vickers, Robert (2017) East Meets West. Investigating How the East Midlands Mathematics Hubs Support Teachers’ Practice. Nottingham, Centre for Research in Mathematics Education.

Ferguson, H. and Gates, P. (2011) Informing Practice to Increase the Present, Involvement and Engagement of Fathers, Nottingham, University of Nottingham.

Gates, P., Ayoola, L. and Taylor, M. (2010) Understanding Teenage Fathers. Creating Futures, Building Families, Nottingham: University of Nottingham.

Gates, P., Kington, A and Sammons, P. (2010) An evaluation of the early years two year pilot scheme in the City of Nottingham, Nottingham, University of Nottingham.

Gates, P. (2009) Reviewing the Evidence for Early Intervention for Nottingham. CREDE, University of Nottingham.

Gates, P. (2009) The Achievement of Full Level 2 in the City of Nottingham, LSC, Nottinghamshire.

Gates, P. and Byrom, T. (2009) Understanding Teenage Pregnancy in Nottingham, Nottingham, CREDE University of Nottingham.

Gates, P. (with Byrom, T. and Reep, R.) (2009) Mapping Post-16 Provision in the Bulwell Academy, CREDE, University of Nottingham

Gates, P. (with Byrom, T. and Reep, R.) (2009) Mapping Post-16 Provision in the Nottingham University Samworth Academy, CREDE, University of Nottingham

Gates, P., with Brown, E., Clegg, C. and Din, S. (2008) Leadership in Adult Community Education: Political Decisions and the Development of Social Capital in Nottingham, Lancaster, Centre for Excellence in Leadership Lancaster University.

Raphael Read, L., Gates, P. and Last, K. (2007) Young Participation in Higher Education in the Parliamentary Constituencies of Birmingham Hodge Hill, Bristol South, Nottingham North and Sheffield Brightside, Cardiff, HEFCE.

Gates, P., Byrom, T. and Wheeler, A. (2007) The Location of Further Education and Young People’s Participation in Nottingham North, CREDE, University of Nottingham (for LSC).

Gates, P., Coward, S. and Byrom, T. (2006) Young Participation in Higher Education in the Parliamentary Constituency of Nottingham North, CREDE, University of Nottingham. (for HEFCE).

Conference Papers

Gates, P. (2015) Social Class And The Visual In Mathematics. In S. Mukhopadhyay and B. Greer (eds) Proceeding of the 8th International Mathematics Education and Society Conference, Vol 2, 369-378, Portland State University.

Gates, P. (2014) Culture and disadvantage in learning mathematics. In S. Oesterle, P. Liljedahl, C. Nicol and D, Allan (Eds) Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol; 3, 137-144, University of British Colombia

Yong, S-T. and Gates, P. (2013) Born Digital: Are they really Digital Natives? Paper presented to 3rd Journal Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (JC4E 2013 3rd), Jeju, Korea, 19 to 20 October.

Roper, V. and Gates, P. (2008) The Subtle but Pervasive Influence of Class and Home in Learning School Mathematics. In The first century of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (1908-2008). Reflecting and shaping the world of mathematics education. Symposium on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of ICMI. (Rome, 5–8 March 2008)