Bespoke Newsletter

April 2017

Welcome to the tenth issue of Bespoke. We’ve entered double figures! This issue gets to the heart of how Maths Hubs are enabling teachers to engage in professional learning activities that amount to more than a sole attendance at a one-day workshop. We hear from both primary and secondary teachers working with colleagues from around the corner and across the country over a period of time – all with the aim of making changes that lead to pupils learning maths more securely. If this appeals to you, why not find out if your local Maths Hub has a Work Group that you or your school could join from September? www.mathshubs.org.uk/find-your-hub

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News

Video snapshot of the Shanghai teacher exchange in one primary school

  • Tuesday, December 9, 2014 11:31 AM
A video report showing how Shanghai style teaching came to one of the 22 primary schools involved in the first wave of the exchange has been published by the NCETM, on the Maths Hubs programme website.

NCETM Director defends principle of wider maths textbook use

  • Thursday, November 27, 2014 3:31 PM
The NCETM Director Charlie Stripp has defended the principle of wider use of mathematics textbooks in schools, particularly primary schools.

Shanghai teachers arrive to teach maths in English primary schools

  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:03 PM
Twenty-nine teachers from Shanghai have arrived in the UK to spend three weeks teaching maths lessons in primary schools across England. It is the return leg of an exchange which began when a party of teachers from English schools spent a fortnight observing maths lessons in Shanghai in September.