Time

9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost

Free

Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (SKTM) – Secondary non-specialists

Catered for
Non-specialist Teachers
Duration
6 days
Location
TBC

Who can take part?

This programme is provided for non-specialist teachers of maths in state-funded schools who fit the following definition: ‘A non-specialist teacher of mathematics is ‘a teacher that is currently teaching some mathematics or has commitment from a headteacher/executive head to teach some mathematics within the next year, who has not undertaken initial teacher training (ITT) in mathematics’.

What is involved?

This programme has 18 core units (an introductory unit then 17 sessions exploring each of the NCETM KS3 core concepts). The partcipitiants wil lwork together in 6 full day workshops over the year. In addition to attendance at these sessions, participants will be asked to carry out school-based tasks to enable practice transfer to the classroom.

What will you learn?

Participants will:

  1. develop an understanding of pedagogic approaches to the teaching of maths aligned to those in the NCETM’s Essence of Mathematics Teaching for Mastery
  2. develop an understanding of pedagogic approaches to the teaching of maths aligned to those in the NCETM’s Essence of Mathematics Teaching for Mastery
  3. develop their subject and curriculum knowledge of secondary maths

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