New National Curriculum: opportunities, practicalities and realities

Professional development to enable mathematics departments and their students to gain the most benefit from the opportunities afforded by the imminent curriculum changes.


Aims

For participants from secondary schools to:

  • gain clear, accurate and up to date information about the changes to the curriculum and assessment in KS2, 3, 4 and 5
  • best take advantage of the opportunities to develop their department's teaching and assessment strategies
  • extend their subject knowledge and pedagogy in areas relevant to the new KS3 and KS4 requirements
  • benefit from collaborating with others on addressing the challenges and practicalities of meeting the new requirements

Course Benefits

For the teacher

  • Learn about the changes to curriculum and assessment requirements in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 Mathematics
  • Explore subject knowledge, pedagogy and resources relevant to the revised KS3 and KS4 NC
  • Collaborate with others on addressing the challenges of effectively meeting the new requirements

For the student

  • Smooth transition through and between the Key Stages

For the school

  • Curriculum effectively embedded by enabling appropriate resources and professional development
  • Prepare fully to meet emerging national developments in mathematics
  • Development of your staff using the country’s foremost mathematics PD provider

Course Content

This course is both relevant and timely for all 11-16 or 11-19 departments.
Up to date information will be provided about the changes to secondary mathematics in terms of curriculum, assessment and content, and also guidance to support teachers in addressing these by developing existing practices.

Two separate days, with Day 1 focusing on KS3 and Day 2 focusing on KS4.  A flexible format allows schools to attend just one of the days or both of them. Schools attending both days can send a different teacher to each day, according to their respective responsibilities. Associated resources are included, and an online forum will be available for discussion and updates.


Course Dates and Application

For more detail about course dates and venue, please see our one-page New National Curriculum: course flyer

Course fees and application: The cost of each day is £140.

Available dates and venues will be listed below

Alternatively, you may be interested in a bespoke version of this course; please contact Debbie Barker below.


Further Information

To discuss hosting the course as a whole department workshop at your school, please contact Debbie Barker.

Contact the CPD administration team:
Telephone: 01225 716494
cpd@mei.org.uk

Please refer to the terms and conditions for MEI CPD events.


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