Early Years

PD Lead Development and Accreditation Programme 2022/23

Who can take part? This programme is for teachers of maths (all phases from Early Years to post-16) who have existing commitments and responsibility for designing, leading and evaluating maths teacher professional development, and the potential to develop further. What is involved? three one-day workshops completion of an Accreditation Evidence Document (AED, which facilitates critical …

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Understanding number in the early years – the video – watch now!

Dr Helen Williams and Dr Ruth Trundley have recorded a video in which they explore some key aspects of early learning in a way that might be used as a staff meeting. This involves maths teaching to Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes, and handles important topics for early maths understanding such as subitising, cardinality …

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Executive Function – Cognitive Science Research and Innovation Work Group – Join Now

Some people describe executive function (EF) as “the management system of the brain.” That’s because the skills involved let us set goals, plan, and get things done. EF includes three categories: inhibitory control, working memory and attention shifting/cognitive flexibility.   EF predicts maths achievement as well as success in school broadly (Clements, Sarama, and Germeroth …

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School Development Lead Programme 2021/22 – Apply Now!

This project aims to support mathematics leads whose role is to lead change in a school or group of schools other than their own. Who can take part? The programme is for teachers leading change in a school or group of schools other than their own, and will benefit those who have previous experience of developing leadership …

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Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics – Teaching Assistants

This project is designed to support primary teaching assistants in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support pupils in maths in the classroom. Who can take part? This programme is designed for primary teaching assistants who are supporting maths, and who would like to develop their specialist knowledge …

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Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics – Early Years

This project is designed to support Early Years teachers in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus enabling them to understand, teach and support pupils in maths in the classroom. What will you learn? Participants will: develop enhanced maths subject knowledge with a particular emphasis on developmental progression in the Early Years to ensure sequences …

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