Find out more about the Primary projects on offer this year
Teaching for Mastery Readiness Programme
In 2020/21 all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Mastery Readiness Work Groups led by Mastery Readiness Leads. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach long term, but who currently need additional support for improving mathematics teaching, learning and leadership. To find out more, click here
Teaching for Mastery Development Programme
In 2020/21, all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach. Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of school, it is expected that these two teachers lead development across the whole school. Schools who have completed the Mastery Readiness Programme move on to this programme automatically.
Embedding Teaching for Mastery
Schools who participated in a TfM Development Work Group in 2019/20 are eligible to continue to work with a Mastery Specialist through the TfM Embedding Work Group. This work group comprises half-termly TRGs and one school visit from the specialist during the year. The aim of these groups is to support schools in embedding structures and systems to ensure that all teachers can be supported to implement TfM across the whole school. This involves working with school leaders and classroom practitioners and establishing systems of professional development which support continual improvement and refinement within and across schools. To find out more click here
Sustaining Teaching for Mastery
Any school that has previously engaged in a TfM Development Work Group is now eligible to join a TfM Sustaining Work Group. This work group comprises six half-termly workshops focusing on leadership development, collaborative planning and subject knowledge development, whilst also seeking to establish continuing support for collaborative planning and leadership within the school. To find out more click here and for a plan of the sessions click here
Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (Teachers)
Work groups in this project – which are available for both primary teachers and teaching assistants – will develop their mathematical subject knowledge in conjunction with understanding the pedagogy that underpins the teaching of it. Understanding of mathematical structures will be explored so that participants gain a detailed understanding of how children learn early mathematical concepts. CODE Maths Hub will be recruiting participants for this FREE work group early in the Autumn Term.
Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (Teaching Assistants)
Work groups in this project will develop their mathematical subject knowledge in conjunction with understanding the pedagogy that underpins the teaching of it. Understanding of mathematical structures will be explored so that participants gain a detailed understanding of how children learn early mathematical concepts. CODE Maths Hub will be recruiting participants for this FREE work group early in the Autumn Term.
Latest news from CODE Maths Hub
Firstly, all of us at CODE Maths Hub hope that you, your families and school communities are well during these challenging times. As you will be aware that we have suspended all face-to-face contact over this summer term, although we have been able to maintain some support as we become more accomplished with the use of online meetings! This ‘Catch-up’ is a short update to keep you informed of the current work that is happening and also to make you aware of upcoming opportunities.
Have you seen the latest newsletter ‘Bespoke’ from NCETM? It summarises some of the findings from the latest evaluation of the Teaching For Mastery Programme. This evaluation shows that the Programme is having a ‘significant, positive impact at a number of levels’.
The England-China Exchange is well under way with three of our teachers taking part this year. Ross, Greg and Nicola are having an amazing time and learning lots in Shanghai. We look forward to hearing all about it and we are very excited to welcome teachers from Shanghai for the reciprocal visit early next year.