Bespoke Newsletter

February 2017

Welcome to the ninth issue of Bespoke, as we hit the half way mark in the school year, the third full year of the Maths Hubs programme. In this issue, we report on one Maths Hub lead school that is changing the way it thinks about setting for maths in Key Stage 3; we look at how another hub is coordinating all mastery work across its region; and hear how thousands of teachers got a flavour of the latest teacher exchange between England and Shanghai. If any of this prompts you to want to get involved in your local Maths Hub, you can find out where and who to contact.

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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.