Bespoke Newsletter

October 2017

The latest issue of Bespoke has now been published. We have news of more funding for the Maths Hubs programme, a summary of the wide range of projects Maths Hubs will be running this year, and an item exploring what we mean by the word ‘fluency.’

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News

NCETM publishes guidance on what makes a high quality mathematics textbook

  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 9:23 AM
The NCETM has published new guidance on what it considers the essential components of high quality mathematics textbooks

New video: What English school teachers learnt from their Shanghai counterparts

  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 11:08 AM
Teachers from English primary schools that hosted Shanghai teachers in November (2014) have been speaking in glowing terms of how they and their pupils benefited from the experience.

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.