Primary / Early Years

Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics – Early Years

This project is for Early Years teachers who would like to develop their specialist knowledge for teaching maths to Reception pupils. It may be particularly relevant for teachers that have moved phases or have not received maths-specific training. This programme is designed to improve the subject knowledge and pedagogical knowledge for all practitioners teaching and …

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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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Primary Mastery Specialists

The application window for 2023/24 has now closed. There are currently hundreds of Mastery Specialists supporting colleagues in their own schools and beyond to develop mastery approaches to maths teaching. Mastery Specialists are classroom-based practitioners who develop expertise in mastery and lead Work Groups to support other schools and teachers locally. Want to know more? …

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The NCETM Professional Development Lead Programme 2023/24

The recruitment window for 2023/24 has now closed. What is involved? The PD Lead Programme is designed for participants who are working with other teachers to enhance teaching and learning of maths. Participants benefit from the equivalent of three one-day workshops (face-to-face and online). The completion of an Accreditation Evidence Document, which facilitates critical reflection …

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Specialist Knowledge for Mathematics – Primary Early Career Teachers 2023

Two maths-specific subject knowledge projects are available to support primary Early Career Teachers (ECT’s) – one is for ECT’s who have not yet participated in this project and one is for those who participated in 2022/23 Both projects offer high-quality subject knowledge and pedagogy maths support for ECT’s recognising the requirements of the ECF. Communities …

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