Dr Lyn Carter


Senior Research Associate

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
Master of Education (Research) (Queensland University of Technology)
Diploma of Education (New England University)
Bachelor of Economics (Australian National University)

Lyn began her career in the Australian Public Service before teaching secondary mathematics for 15 years, including as a Head of Department (Mathematics). In 2011 she established her own consultancy business, Count on Numeracy, where she worked with schools and teachers in mathematical literacy, numeracy and the preparation of students for NAPLAN numeracy testing. Lyn completed a PhD at QUT in 2015, receiving an Outstanding Thesis Award for her research into Year 9 NAPLAN numeracy testing in three Queensland secondary schools. Lyn joined YDC in 2015 to share her expertise in mathematics pedagogy, teacher professional development, the ‘big ideas’ of mathematics, numeracy, standardised testing, and literacy in mathematics.

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