Mathematics CPD at the National STEM Learning Centre

Getting started as a newly qualified mathematics teacher

If you have just started your first year of teaching, or are supporting a new teacher in your department, find out how we can help you.

Issue 10 of the secondary and FE STEM Learning magazine

Mathematical etudes

In the latest edition of the STEM Learning magazine, we look at how to tackle mathematical fluency in the classroom.

A level mathematics resource packages

Explore our selection of key stage 5 mathematics teaching materials chosen from the STEM Learning resource collection.


Secondary mathematics resource packages

A selection of hand-picked resources covering all the statements in the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 programmes of study.

STEM Ambassador

STEM Ambassadors: working together to engage, inspire and impact

Take a look at our new videos to see all the benefits of working with STEM Ambassadors.

Directed numbers

A guide to adding and subtracting directed numbers

This resource is a concept development lesson from the Mathematics Assessment Resource Service.

Secondary Mathematics

Welcome to resources, professional development, news and opinions specially selected for mathematics teachers. Join in the discussion with our community group.

Featured Resources

Core Maths

This collection contains resources produced by the Core Maths Support Programme to support the implementation of Core Maths.The collection covers six mathematical areas:Numbers and measuresFinancial mathsDiscrete mathsAlgebra and graphsStatisticsProbabilityThe materials also include large collection of...
Publication date:
2010 to date

9 resources


SMILE (Secondary Mathematics Individualised Learning Experiment) was initially developed as a series of practical activities for secondary school students by practising teachers in the 1970s. It became a complete individualised scheme based around a network of activity cards and assessments. The cards were organised...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

6 resources

Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS)

The Mathematics Assessment Resource Service (MARS) is a collaboration between the University of California at Berkeley and the Shell Centre team at the University of Nottingham, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The team is known around the world for its innovative work in maths education....
Publication date:
2010 to date

5 resources

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​Resources to support the teaching of:

Core Maths

All the resources you need to bring Core Maths into your school or college. 

Bring engineering into your school or college

Through a range of resources, support and inspiration, discover how engineering can be used to enrich your lessons.

The science of learning

Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to gain an insight into how students learn. 


Resources using space as a context for teaching from ESERO-UK, the UK space education office.


Building confidence as a newly qualified mathematics teacherMY205

Join us to explore what makes good mathematics teaching. Suitable for teachers of mathematics who are in the early years of their teaching career, explore a range of teaching strategies to help engage and inspire students during your first teaching post. We will look at questioning, promoting positive behaviour,...

An introduction to core mathsMY507

Core Maths is the new Level 3 qualification for students who achieved at least a Grade 4 (formerly a Grade C) in GCSE mathematics and wish to develop their practical skills so they may apply these in work, study or everyday life. Core Maths is about students doing meaningful mathematical problems to increase their...

Building confidence as a non-specialist secondary mathematics teacherMY213

Perfect for teachers of mathematics who aren't specialists, increase your skills and knowledge of the subject and become more confident in your teaching of mathematics.   Do you want to feel more inspired, confident and increase your knowledge and skills when teaching mathematics even though mathematics is not your...

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