An introduction to core maths MY507

Gain a clear understanding of the role of core maths in schools and colleges and develop strategies to implement core maths in your educational setting.


Summary

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 confidence in using mathematics to be better equipped for the mathematical demands of other courses, higher education and employment.

This course is run in conjunction with the Yorkshire Ridings Maths Hub, delivered by experienced core maths practitioners.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • gain a clear understanding of the role of core maths in schools and colleges
  • experience a different approach to teaching mathematics making it a different experience to GCSE mathematics
  • consider different sources of resources and how they may be used in the classroom
  • develop a strategy for assessing and tracking student progress
  • compare the different available qualifications
  • discuss different models for implementing core maths in your school or college

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