Teaching assistants in secondary mathematics MY212

Essential for any teaching assistants who support secondary mathematics, develop your knowledge and improve your role in supporting students' learning.


“I can't wait to take the ideas and passion you've instilled in me back to my students."

- Past participant

This course is designed for support staff working with secondary students in mathematics who wish to develop their mathematical knowledge and enhance the support currently given to students.

Explore ways of working that promote students’ progress in mathematics, and also develop your knowledge of the mathematics curriculum and mathematical pedagogy.

This was by far the best and most useful course I have ever been on, especially as I have already put into practice some of what we learnt since returning to school."

- Past participant

During the course you will explore:

  • proportional reasoning
  • fractions, decimals and percentages: making the links between topics
  • algebra with understanding
  • progression in calculation
  • literacy and dyscalculia

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.


Participants will be able to:

  • use questioning to strengthen mathematical thinking
  • develop reasoning and problem solving skills
  • identify and resolve students’ misconceptions
  • assess mathematical understanding
  • strengthen literacy in mathematics



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