New to teaching A level mathematics summer school MY500 / A18

Start date
19 Aug 19
Duration
4 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD View on Google Map

Summary

"The best training course I have attended in my 14 years of teaching.”

-Past participant

Our highly acclaimed annual four day summer school returns this year. Run in conjunction with the Advanced Maths Support Programme (AMSP) the course is designed for teachers who have studied some mathematics beyond A level standard but have little, or no, experience of teaching A level mathematics.

During the course we will develop pedagogical knowledge to improve teaching skills, aiming to give teachers the confidence to teach for understanding and engagement, rather than ‘teaching to the test’.

Experience a range of teaching techniques delivered through 12 sessions: eight featuring topics from pure mathematics, two from mechanics and two from statistics. Also, plan and deliver a team taught twenty minute lesson.

The course is designed for:

  • practitioners who are new to teaching, (i.e. have no more than three years teaching experience). those who have just completed their initial teacher training programme and are about to take up their first post
  • more experienced teachers of mathematics who are new to teaching

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • have a deeper understanding of the key concepts that underpin A level mathematics, and how these ideas are linked together across the subject
  • have developed a range of active learning approaches to teaching these concepts
  • understand the importance of practical approaches to teaching applied mathematics

Sessions

New to teaching A level mathematics summer school - day 119 August 2019 09:30-19:00
New to teaching A level mathematics summer school - day 220 August 2019 09:00-19:00
New to teaching A level mathematics summer school - day 321 August 2019 09:00-19:00
New to teaching A level mathematics summer school - day 422 August 2019 09:00-15:30

Notes

 

Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£750.00 +VATStandard bursary available*£750.00Bursary typeENTHUSE

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£750.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

Outside the UK? Fee information

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If you have any questions about our bursaries or this booking call us on 01904 326394

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