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Professional Development

Key Stage 4

Are you looking to develop your skills and techniques?

We offer an extensive range of professional development opportunities for experienced and new teachers of KS4 maths.

Explore our professional development courses

Teaching GCSE Mathematics: Number, Geometry and Statistics.

Designed for those new to teaching GCSE Mathematics who want to develop their subject knowledge and classroom practice.

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Teaching GCSE Mathematics: Algebra, Ratio and Probability

Designed for those new to teaching GCSE Mathematics who want to develop their subject knowledge and classroom practice.

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The Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP) offers a range of courses for teachers of GCSE Mathematics – most are free and, in some cases, subsidies are available to eligible teachers enable them to take part.

Details of all the professional development courses we offer are listed on our events pages.

Deeper Maths

MEI Deeper Maths is a growing suite of free resources designed to support excellent practice in the teaching of secondary maths to all students, regardless of their prior attainment.

Each topic includes:

  • An overarching commentary based on the underpinning research
  • Mapped sequences of lessons for each unit
  • Lesson plans exploring the maths and pedagogic approaches
  • ‘Hands on’ manipulative resources to make and use with your students
  • Printable study packs for students

I recently downloaded the MEI Deeper Maths trigonometry resources – I have a thing about trig! – and it’s absolutely super. Just love it

Andy Thompson, Lead Officer (maths and numeracy), Northern Alliance

Teaching for mastery

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Mastering maths means students of all ages acquiring a deep, long-term, secure and adaptable understanding of the subject.

The phrase ‘teaching for mastery’ describes the elements of classroom practice and school organisation that combine to give students the best chances of mastering maths.

Achieving mastery means acquiring a solid enough understanding of the maths that’s been taught to enable students to move on to more advanced material.

The NCETM offer a range of materials, guidance and opportunities to understand and develop a mastery approach in your classroom and school.

Attend the MEI Annual Conference

Our annual conference runs soon after the summer exams session, and you’re invited. It’s an amazing opportunity for maths teachers and enthusiasts at all stages of their careers to share, explore, discuss and evaluate ideas for the classroom. There’s a huge choice of sessions for you to join, led by experienced teachers and subject experts from across the maths community. It all adds up to a brilliant experience that’s exceptional value for money.

The MEI conference has revolutionised my teaching.

Fantastic conference – a really enjoyable experience. Rejuvenated my enthusiasm for teaching.

I absolutely loved the conference and I’m super keen to go again next year. Many, many thanks to everyone at MEI for all the hard work and effort that went into a brilliant, useful, well-managed, inspiring, informative, principled, practical, illuminating, useful and fun conference.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We can arrange bespoke professional development for your school or multi-academy trust on a wide range of topics. Just get in touch to discuss your needs.