Sylvie Gamo

Research scientist

Faculty or Centre Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Campus Office MSH, E03 25-280
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 9244

Main biography:

Sylvie Gamo received her PhD in Mathematics from the University of Paris 7 in 1990 and her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Paris 8 in 2009. Her experience includes teaching at secondary and college level (particularly in the field of vocational training). Her research focuses on the study of cognitive mechanisms involved in comprehension, reasoning and knowledge acquisition. Since 2012, she is a research associate at the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET, University of Luxembourg). Her responsibilities include developing the tests for assessing students’ mathematical competencies in grade 7 and 9.

Member of the following Research Area Groups:

  • School Monitoring and Large Scale Studies

Research interests:

  • Educational Assessment (international and national large-scale assessments)
  • Problem Solving
  • Educational psychology
  • Learning
  • Mathematics education
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Mathematical cognition

Last updated on: Monday, 21 January 2019

Academic Qualifications:

  • 2009: PhD in Cognitive Psychology :Université Paris 8 (France)
  • 2004: Master 2 Psychologie des Processus Cognitifs: Université Paris 8 (France)
  • 1990: PhD in Mathematics : Université Paris 7(France)
  • 1986: Licence of Chinese : Université Paris 7(France)

Professional Experience:

  • Since 2018: Course on pedagogy and didactics applied to mathematics education in the "Secondary Education" master's programme for future mathematics teachers, University of Luxembourg.
  • Since October 2012: Research associate at the Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET, University of Luxembourg). Guest lecturer in learning psychology for primary teachers (Bachelor of education) and mathematic teachers (FOPED, IFEN).
  • 2009-2012:  Teacher in mathematics at the ESPE/IUFM (vocational training, University of Paris 13, France) and in cognitive  psychology (Licence and Master, University of Paris 8, France); Researcher at “Laboratoire Paragraphe” (CNRS: EA 349), Equipe CRAC (Compréhension, Raisonnement et Acquisitions des connaissances), University of Paris 8, France.
  • 1999-2008: Teacher in mathematics and responsible for the educational aspects at the IUFM (vocational training, University of Paris 13, France and Researcher at “Laboratoire Paragraphe” (CNRS: EA 349), Equipe CRAC (Compréhension, Raisonnement et Acquisitions des connaissances), University of Paris 8, France.
  • 1993-1999: Secondary school teacher  in Mathematics (France)
  • 1994-1998: Consultant (modelling and prospective study) (France)
  • 1991-1992: Lecturer (University Marne la Vallée, France)
  • 1989-1991 : Mission head (Ministry of Defense, France)
  • 1985-1988: Researcher at “laboratoire de statistiques et probalités (Université Paris 7, France)
  • 1981-1985 : Secondary school teacher  in Mathematics (France)

Supervision:

  • 2013-2015: supervision of Teacher Training FOPED memoire (FLSHASE, University of Luxembourg)
  • 1999-2012: supervision of memoire (vocational training, University of Paris 12, France and psychology, University of Paris 8, France)

Expertise

  • Reviewer of different international journals of differential, applied and cognitive psychology



Last updated on: 21 Jan 2019

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Articles published in scientific periodicals

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See detailRéduire les effets de contenus en résolution de problèmes pour favoriser la construction d’une représentation alternative.
Gamo, Sylvie; Nogry, Sandra; Sander, emmanuel

in Cahiers des Sciences de l'Education (Les) (2014), 36

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See detailRôle de la nature des variables dans la résolution de problèmes additifs complexes, L’Année Psychologique
Gamo, Sylvie; Taabane, lynda; Sander, emmanuel

in Année Psychologique (L') (2011), 111

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See detailTransfer of strategy use by semantic recoding in arithmetic problem solving
Gamo, Sylvie; Sander, Emmanuel; Richard, Jean-François

in Learning and Instruction (2010), 20

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Books published as author, translator, etc.

See detailLe calcul mental à l'école élémentaire : Les bases du calcul nécessaires à l'apprentissage des mathématiques
Gamo, Sylvie; Djament, Daniel

Book published by Hachette - Hachette édication (2009)

See detailLa résolution de problèmes au cycle 2
Gamo, Sylvie

Book published by Bordas - collection enseigner aujourd'hui (2007)

See detailRésolution de problèmes, cycle 3
Gamo, Sylvie

Book published by Bordas - Pratique pédagogique (2002)

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Contributions to collective works

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See detailAllgemeine Befunde zum luxemburgischen Schulwesen
Hornung, Caroline; Hoffmann, Danielle; Lorphelin, Dalia; Gamo, Sylvie; Ugen, Sonja; Fischbach, Antoine; Martin, Romain

in Martin, Romain; Ugen, Sonja; Fischbach, Antoine (Eds.) Épreuves Standardisées: Bildungsmonitoring für Luxemburg. Nationaler Bericht 2011 bis 2013 (2015)

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See detailKompetenzunterschiede aufgrund des Schülerhintergrundes
Muller, Claire; Reichert, Monique; Gamo, Sylvie; Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Sonnleitner, Philipp; Wrobel, Gina; Martin, Romain

in Martin, Romain; Ugen, Sonja; Fischbach, Antoine (Eds.) Épreuves Standardisées: Bildungsmonitoring für Luxemburg. Nationaler Bericht 2011 bis 2013 (2015)

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See detailPerspectives pour un apprentissage durable des mathématiques
Bertemes, Jos; Gamo, Sylvie; Vlassis, Joëlle

in SCRIPT; EMACS (Eds.) PISA 2012. Nationaler Bericht Luxembourg (2013)

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See detailZusammenfassung der Ergebnisse von PISA 2012 / Synthèse des résultats de PISA 2012
Wrobel, Gina; Dierendonck, Christophe; Fischbach, Antoine; Ugen, Sonja; Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Gamo, Sylvie; Böhm, Bettina; Martin, Romain

in SCRIPT; EMACS (Eds.) PISA 2012. Nationaler Bericht Luxemburg (2013)

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Unpublished conferences

See detailLongitudinal development of students‘ competencies in Mathematics and German reading comprehension
Sonnleitner, Philipp; Krämer, Charlotte; Gamo, Sylvie; Reichert, Monique; Muller, Claire; Keller, Ulrich; Ugen, Sonja

Scientific Conference (2018, November 09)

See detailParcours scolaires et performance mathématique des élèves scolarisés au Luxembourg : Effet du contexte langagier et socio-économiques.
Gamo, Sylvie; Sonnleitner, Philipp; Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Ugen, Sonja; Keller, Ulrich; Fischbach, Antoine

Scientific Conference (2018, January 11)

See detailModéliser la « valeur ajoutée » en éducation primaire et secondaire : 674 publications en revue
Levy, Jessica; Gamo, Sylvie; Keller, Ulrich; Brunner, Martin; Fischbach, Antoine

Scientific Conference (2018, January)

See detailAssessing Mathematical Competencies within the Luxembourgish School Monitoring Program: Covering the range from 1st to 9th grade.
Sonnleitner, Philipp; Gamo, Sylvie; Hornung, Caroline; Fischbach, Antoine; Dierendonck, Christophe; Ugen, Sonja; Keller, Ulrich; Lorphelin, Dalia; Martin, Romain

Scientific Conference (2014, April)

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See detailDe l'importance des représentations pour résoudre des problèmes « non routiniers »
Vlassis, Joëlle; Fagnant, Annick; Gamo, Sylvie

Scientific Conference (2013)

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Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings – Posters

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See detailSchulische Kompetenzen von Erstklässlern und ihre Entwicklung nach zwei Jahren.
Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Gamo, Sylvie; Esch, Pascale; Keller, Ulrich; Fischbach, Antoine

Poster (2018, November 08)

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See detailDifférence de genre en mathématiques chez les élèves de 3ème et 9ème année d’étude : Etude à grande échelle au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Gamo, Sylvie; Sonnleitner, Philipp; Hornung, Caroline; Lorphelin, Dalia; Keller, Ulrich; Martin, Romain

Poster (2014, June)

See detailGender differences in mathematics achievement in 3rd and 9th grade students: A large-scale study in Luxembourg.
Gamo, Sylvie; Sonnleitner, Philipp; Hornung, Caroline; Lorphelin, Dalia; Keller, Ulrich; Martin, Romain

Poster (2014, March 30)

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Scientific presentations in Universities or research centres

See detailQualitätssicherung der Itementwicklung zur Überprüfung der luxemburgischen Bildungsstandards
Sonnleitner, Philipp; Reichert, Monique; Wrobel, Gina; Hornung, Caroline; Hoffmann, Danielle; Gamo, Sylvie; Villanyi, Denise

Presentation (2014, January)

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Expert Reports

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See detailSchülerkompetenzen im Längsschnitt - Die Entwicklung von Deutsch-Leseverstehen und Mathematik in Luxemburg zwischen der 3. und 9. Klasse
Sonnleitner, Philipp; Krämer, Charlotte; Gamo, Sylvie; Reichert, Monique; Muller, Claire; Keller, Ulrich; Ugen, Sonja

Report (2018)

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See detailLes compétences scolaires des enfants au début du cycle 2 de l'école fondamentale au Luxembourg et leur développement après deux ans.
Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Gamo, Sylvie; Esch, Pascale; Keller, Ulrich; Fischbach, Antoine

Report (2018)

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See detailSchulische Kompetenzen von Erstklässlern und ihre Entwicklung nach zwei Jahren.
Hoffmann, Danielle; Hornung, Caroline; Gamo, Sylvie; Esch, Pascale; Keller, Ulrich; Fischbach, Antoine

Report (2018)

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See detailÉvolution en compréhension écrite en allemand et en mathématiques entre la classe de 3e et la classe de 9e
Sonnleitner, Philipp; Krämer, Charlotte; Gamo, Sylvie; Reichert, Monique; Muller, Claire; Keller, Ulrich; Ugen, Sonja

Report (2018)

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