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Children’s chances of succeeding in education and life will be maximised if they develop deep and lasting procedural and conceptual mathematical understanding.
The NCETM’s teaching for mastery section explains the rationale for this teaching approach, and presents case studies from schools, together with interviews with teachers involved in mastery projects through the Maths Hubs programme.
There’s also a section of resources supporting teaching for mastery including materials to help teachers assess pupils’ understanding and professional development materials supporting primary teachers’ subject knowledge and lesson planning.
Professional Development Work Groups in every phase of maths teaching
Beginnings, benefits and beyond: a Mastery Specialist tells us about her journey.
To support teachers and schools in embedding the National Curriculum, the NCETM, working alongside teachers, produces a wide variety of resources and guidance, including lesson videos, a resource tool for planning, assessment materials to measure depth of understanding, and calculation guidance for primary schools.
A countrywide network of schools and colleges driving improvements to maths education in all phases. Get a flavour of the first three years of the programme in this video.
Our Qualifications and Curriculum page draws together all of the latest news and updates from those organisations that may influence and impact on mathematics teaching in your classroom.
Key areas of early mathematical thinking explained, plus materials complementing the Numberblocks series.
Our latest magazine articles with classroom and professional learning relevance. Plus an archive of previous issues.
Teaching the new GCSE? Plenty of relevant material in here for you. And much more.
We’ve brought together resources, guides and videos from the NCETM site and elsewhere, which are useful for those working in this sector.
You can find us on Facebook and Twitter. Every Tuesday, 7-8pm, we hold a discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #mathscpdchat, and our Director, Charlie Stripp, blogs on the Charlie’s Angles page
There are several online communities where you can get together with other users for help or sharing information. Maths Café, Primary Forum, and Secondary Forum are good places to get started.
Helping you find quality providers of mathematics CPD – and find out how you can apply to become a Standard holder.
Find out about the mathematics subject associations you can join, and their benefits.