Contextualisation Toolkit

Contextualising post-16 GCSE Mathematics: A toolkit for practitioners

This resource is designed for teaching practitioners involved in planning and delivering post-16 GCSE Mathematics, including both specialist maths teaching practitioners and vocational teaching practitioners who wish to embed maths in their delivery.

The toolkit encourages these practitioners to make greater use of contexts in their delivery of post-16 GCSE Mathematics. It supports them in developing and using their own contextualised resources and encourages them to share their resources and to adapt and use resources that others have developed.

The toolkit is based on an earlier version that MEI developed with funding from the Department of Education. With funding from the Education Endowment Foundation and JP Morgan the toolkit has been enhanced and extended.

Please use the link below to view a recording of the webinar which introduces the toolkit: Webinar - March 2015


The Toolkit

About the toolkit

Developing Contextualised Teaching and Learning Resources

Exemplar resources

Preparing learners for examinations

“The probability session in particular went very well. It was simple to deliver and learners were fully engaged throughout. Even lower level learners were engaged and participated fully. The big winner was the 'Deal or no Deal' game. I haven't seen two of my learners that engaged EVER! They progressed excellently throughout and the game gave brilliant opportunities for peer support and immediate feedback from me.”