Primary Mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups – 2017/18 recruitment
Apply by Friday 16th June 2017
In 2017-18, all Maths Hubs will be running up to eight primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups. Each Work Group will be led by one of the Maths Hub’s Mastery Specialists and involve six or seven primary schools. During the year, they will work closely together to introduce and develop approaches to teaching for mastery.
Participating in the Work Group will provide the following benefits:
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Engaging with the new GCSEs – Conference – 30th June 2017 – The Spotlight Centre, Tower Hamlets
The London North East Maths Hub is delighted to be hosting its first Secondary Conference. The Conference will be an ideal place for you to engage with the new Maths GCSE curriculum. An exciting host of speakers and workshops has been arranged.
Dame Celia Hoyles (Director of Maths Education at the Institute of Education, former director of the NCETM and former chief government maths advisor)
Challenges and Opportunities with the New Maths GCSE
Dave Hewitt (Loughborough University and creator of Grid Algebra)
Using Grid Algebra to deepen students’ understanding of and fluency in algebra
Dr Alison Clark- Wilson (University College London and London Knowledge Lab)
Cornerstone Maths: Using digital technology to enhance learning in the maths classroom
CONFERENCE POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 2017 – DATE TBC SOON
London North East Teacher of the Year Award
An amazing teacher makes all the difference at school. Here at the London North East Maths Hub, we know there are many fantastic maths teachers across all sectors. We are very excited to introduce ‘London North East Maths Hub’s Maths Teacher of the Year Award ‘. The award ceremony will take place in Queen Mary University.
We would like you to nominate one or two teachers from your institution who are dedicated and inspiring maths teachers. In the summer term, we will invite you to attend a special ceremony where Fiona Allan, Assistant Director of the NCETM and David Arrowsmith, Dean of Astrophysics at Queen Mary will be presenting the awards.
We are seeking nominations from schools and colleges in the following Local Authorities:
Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Hackney, Barking and Dagenham and Havering for these categories:
Early Years ~ Primary ~ Secondary ~ Post-16 ~ SEND
In addition to this, we would also like to acknowledge and reward those Heads of Department and Maths Coordinators who are relentlessly paving the path for the success of their department. Please make your nominations on this form below and email back to Fahmida on: firstname.lastname@example.org or pop it in the post addressed to:
The closing date for all nominations is Wednesday 31st May 2017
Workgroup funding available for 2017
If you would like to run a mathematics workgroup in your school/college we would love to hear from you! Click on the link for your expression of interest.
We are looking for dynamic Work Group Leads for all sectors, but in particular, we would be delighted to hear from you if you are able to lead sessions on the new GCSE and A Level specifications.