Maths CPD at the National STEM Learning Centre

Leaders of mathematics: why CPD is invaluable

“The course has really impacted the way I teach as well as the way I manage and communicate with staff in my department.”

Online learning

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoning

On this online course, we explore different mathematical strategies to help you solve proportional reasoning problems.

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.

Key stage 3 mathematics lesson

How to succeed as a non-specialist teacher

Mathematics specialist, Steve Lyon, shares advice on how to succeed as a non-specialist mathematics teacher.

Leadership CPD

Leaders of mathematics: taking the next steps

Becoming a leader of mathematics can be a daunting, but very exciting, prospect for teachers.

Maths CPD at STEM Learning

New and aspiring leaders of mathematics

Provides the skills required for outstanding learning and leading of a mathematics department.

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

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


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

Core Maths videos

This series of short videos discuss the benefits of Core Maths from the perspectives of both teachers and students.
Publication date:
2010 to date

22 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.


New and aspiring leaders of mathematicsMY200

"The course has been brilliant. I have been able to identify the root of my frustrations and identify my own strengths and weaknesses, as well as reflect on others within my department. In doing this I will now be able to return and move forward in a positive and motivational way. Leading others and the department...

Developing shared approaches to maths in science and science in mathsMY219

There is significant overlap between science and mathematics curricula, but students’ experience of shared topics is often very different in the two subjects. Are applications from science regularly used to explore concepts in maths lessons? Are the mathematical techniques that students learn in science developed...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204

Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

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