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Mastery Professional Development

Created on 17 July 2017 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 08 February 2018 by ncetm_administrator


Successful teaching for mastery depends to a large degree on a teacher’s subject knowledge, as well as their understanding of the learning steps required, and the order of those steps. Teaching based on knowledge of mathematical structures and relationships gives pupils the best chance of building deep and secure mathematical understanding. To that end, these materials are designed to assist teachers in their own professional development.

We’ve split the curriculum up into five areas – we call these ‘spines’ – and we’re starting where children start: with number, addition and subtraction.
While great care has gone into preparing these materials, with input from Mastery Specialists developed in the Maths Hubs programme, we are subjecting them to trialling in schools taking part in Maths Hubs projects in 2017 and 2018. That explains why, for now, some are labelled ‘Autumn 2017 pilot’ and some are labelled ‘Spring 2018 pilot’.


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