Through the Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP), an MEI managed project, superseeded by the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP), collaboration took place with over 50 universities across the country. This ranged from universities hosting FMSP events, to employing our local Area Coordinators. MEI has also worked with universities to enable them to encourage the study of further mathematics.
We have worked with universities, schools and colleges, learned societies, professional bodies and industry to develop Integrating Mathematical Problem Solving (IMPS) resources. These resources are designed to help teachers of mathematics and teachers of other subjects at A Level teach relevant aspects of mathematics and statistics, showing how they are used in solving real problems.
A Realistic Mathematics Education (RME) Pilot Project took place at Manchester Metropolitan University between 2004 and 2006. MEI is interested in developing the RME approach to mathematics pedagogy and in taking it forward towards wider usage across the country. We commissioned the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) at Durham University as independent evaluator of the projects at MMU, with the evaluation report being produced in 2012.
The Advanced Mathematics Support Programme aims to encourage students from state-funded schools and colleges to apply to study maths, and other mathematically-demanding subjects, at leading universities. The AMSP provides support for university maths admission tests, including professional development for teachers, practice resources, and events for students and teachers. They also work directly with several universities to provide additional local support for higher-level mathematical problem solving and preparation for maths admission tests. .
Please use the links below to navigate to relevant pages and documents on the FMSP website and external websites: