Mathematics: Developing Good Practice and Curriculum Knowledge in Mathematics for NQTs and Teachers in the Early Stages of their Career
This course aims to support and challenge newly qualified teachers to improve their confidence and quality of teaching mathematics in their first year of practice.
Multi-session course for
Newly Qualified Teachers from KS1 and KS2, and teachers in their second year of teaching (NQT1).
Jo Lees - County Inspector/Adviser Mathematics
- Participants must be willing to share experiences on course days.
- Participants are expected to be able to implement strategies and outcomes in their own classroom in order to evidence standards both during observations and in day to day teaching.
Knowledge and understanding
This course is designed to support teachers to gather evidence for the following standards:
Standard 2: Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.
- Plan teaching to build on pupils' capabilities and prior knowledge.
- Guide pupils to reflect on the progress they have made and their emerging needs.
Standard 3: Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
- Have a secure knowledge of the relevant subjects and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils' interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of developments in the subject and curriculum areas, and promote the value of scholarship.
- Demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.
Standard 4: Plan and teach well structured lessons.
- Promote a love of learning and children's intellectual curiosity.
- Reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching.
- Contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum within the relevant subject area(s).
Standard 5: Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.
- Know when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable pupils to be taught effectively.
Standard 6: Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
- Know and understand how to assess the relevant subject and curriculum areas, including statutory assessment requirements.
- Make use of formative and summative assessment to secure pupils’ progress.