About cookies

The NCETM site uses cookies. Read more about our privacy policy

Please agree to accept our cookies. If you continue to use the site, we'll assume you're happy to accept them.


Personal Learning Login

Sign Up | Forgotten password?
Register with the NCETM

Annual Conference Workshops

NCETM Annual Conference 2008 - London, 17th June 2008
This was a memorable day packed full of positive ideas and strategies focused on improving mathematics teaching and learning for all. The Conference featured the launch of both the Primary Mathematics Review and the NCETM Annual Report.

Workshop Sessions

Workshop 1

Workshop Topic NCETM project Raising and Improving Standards in Mathematics Through Active Learning (All Key Stages)
Workshop Leader Jim Noonan, Portsmouth LA   
Outline This flagship NCETM-funded research project works on schools delivering programmes of self-improvement across their mathematics teaching through the coaching of key teachers.
Click here to read an article on the workshop

Workshop 2

Workshop Topic Bowland Mathematics
Workshop Leader Quentin Thompson, Bowland  
Outline This session explores the series of case studies and the package of CPD modules that the Bowland Trust has been developing, designed to make maths more appealing to KS3 students and to help deliver the 'Concepts' and 'Processes' aspects of the new KS3 curriculum.
Click here to read an article on the workshop

Workshop 3

Workshop Topic Enhancing professional development for primary teachers of mathematics
Workshop Leader Alison Brunt, NCETM
Outline Building on the survey carried out by the National Centre to support the Williams Review, this workshop explores the professional development needs of primary teachers of mathematics and identifies initiatives and support that can enhance their development.
Click here to read an article on the workshop
Click here to view the workshop presentation

Workshop 4

Workshop Topic Professional development journey for secondary mathematics teachers
Workshop Leader Mark McCourt, NCETM
Outline A review of the activity created by the National Centre to support the professional development of secondary mathematics teachers including an overview of research, resources and projects.

Workshop 5

Workshop Topic Mathematics Matters
Workshop Leader Dr Malcolm Swan, University of Nottingham
Outline An overview of the findings of the national survey instigated by the National Centre to identify what makes effective mathematics teaching.
Click here to read an article about the workshop


Support your and your school's CPD by using the conference materials


Browse by
Homepage / Workshops / Articles
Celia Hoyles: Turning the spark into the flame
Lord Adonis: Transforming our education culture
Sir Peter Williams: One mathematics specialist in every school
Workshop: Raising and improving standards in mathematics through active learning
Workshop: Bowland Maths - Improving pupils' confidence
Workshop: Enhancing professional development for primary teachers of mathematics
Workshop: Mathematics Matters - Valuing what is important
Photo Gallery

Workshops - Read more about the conference workshops


Articles - Find out more about the day


Photo Gallery - View images from the day


NCETM Annual Report 2007/08 - Read the article or download the full report - click here for more


Executive Summary - Click here to download the Mathematics Matters Executive Summary PDF.


Contact us - share your ideas and comments