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Advanced Mathematics Support Programme continues until July 2022

Posted: 18/02/2021

MEI is pleased to announce that the Department for Education has agreed to extend funding for the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme for a further 15 months, until 31st July 2022.

This means that the AMSP will continue to provide support for schools and colleges, increasing opportunities for students to achieve valuable qualifications in AS/A level Mathematics, AS/A level Further Mathematics and Core Maths. There is a great deal of work to do to enable students to recover the learning they have lost due to the pandemic. The AMSP will be offering six targeted support packages, in addition to the high quality support already on offer, to help this learning recovery. The packages will focus on:

  1. Motivating students’ interest and maintaining continuity of mathematical learning at Key Stage 4
  2. Supporting students’ transition to level 3 study
  3. AS/A level Mathematics
  4. AS/A level Further Mathematics
  5. Core Maths
  6. Supporting students’ transition to degree study

Charlie Stripp, MEI’s Chief Executive and Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) said:

“The AMSP has been doing excellent work to support the teaching and learning of Key Stage 4 and post-16 mathematics throughout the Covid crisis. It’s great news that we can now be sure the AMSP will be in place to the end of next academic year. The ability to understand and use maths is crucial for both individual and national success. We must do all we can to help young people whose education has been disrupted by the Covid crisis to recover the learning they have lost.”

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