London South West Maths Hub

Professional Development

Post 16

 
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Post-16 Work Groups

 

Register an interest in participating in our Work Groups in 2022-23.
Complete our expression of interest form to ensure you receive all the latest information as soon as it becomes available. 
 

New to teaching Core Maths Programmes
 
This programme supports teachers in developing specialist knowledge for teaching Core Maths and increases their confidence in teaching the course. It involves a direct working partnership between the Maths Hubs Network and the Advanced Mathematics
Support Programme (AMSP).
Principal focus is on Core Maths subject knowledge and pedagogy and the programme will be based on these six key themes: using contextualised problem-solving; applying Fermi estimation and modelling; developing critical analysis; making sense of finance; using the pre-release materials; exploring statistics. Technology and online teaching will also be underlying themes.
 
This programme is for teachers who are in the first two years of teaching Core Maths and are teaching a Core Maths class during the academic year 2022/23.
 

Core Maths Pedagogy 
 
These Work Groups give teachers opportunities, through collaboration and experimentation, to develop improved teaching approaches that support the open-ended problem-solving skills Core Maths students need to develop, and to share these with departmental colleagues. Work Groups may be face-to-face or online and will include school-based activities between workshops.
The project involves a direct working partnership between the Maths Hubs Network and the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP).
 
Participants should be experienced and developing teachers of Core Maths from schools and colleges in at least their second year of teaching Core Maths. Where appropriate, participants will be expected to work with colleagues in their own department.

 


Developing A-Level Pedagogy 
 
These Work Groups support experienced A level teachers to not only further develop their expertise but provide a model to support departmental change. The content of individual Work Groups will be flexible to meet the needs of participants, but will be broadly linked to the Overarching Themes of the A level qualification: problem solving and mathematical thinking; mathematical modelling and representations; proof, reasoning and mathematical communication.
The project involves a direct working partnership between the Maths Hubs Network and the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP).
 
Participants should be existing leaders of A level teaching or experienced teachers of A level Mathematics who wish to lead the development of pedagogy with other colleagues in their own or other schools.
This project would be particularly useful to those who may have already completed other (AMSP) A level courses such as Teaching A level Mathematics (TAM) or Preparing to Teach A level Mathematics.