Bespoke Newsletter

Winter 2019/20

We’ve just published the latest issue of Bespoke, which brings up-to-date news from the Maths Hubs Programme. In this issue we highlight a new report on the impact of the NCETM/Maths Hubs Primary Teaching for Mastery Programme since 2015, finding that it is having a ‘significant, positive impact at a number of levels’.

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Selection of new lead schools for two Maths Hubs

  • Friday, July 10, 2015 10:07 AM
The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM), in conjunction with the DfE and NCTL, has launched a process to select new lead schools/colleges for two Maths Hubs in England: one in London and one in the North West.

New programme to develop 140 primary mathematics specialist teachers to drive forward teaching for mastery. Applications now closed

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:31 PM
Details have been announced of a new programme to train 140 primary teachers to become specialists in mastery approaches to teaching maths.

New Maths Hubs programme magazine focuses on teaching for mastery

  • Monday, April 27, 2015 12:17 PM
The NCETM has published the first issue of what will be a regular magazine giving information and news about the Maths Hubs programme. The magazine, called Bespoke, is published on the Maths Hubs programme website, and has also been emailed to all 180 000 NCETM registered users.

Differentiation alongside teaching for mastery - new NCETM Director blog

  • Friday, April 17, 2015 1:26 PM
The NCETM’s Director Charlie Stripp has written a new blog outlining his current thinking on how adopting a mastery approach to teaching mathematics changes the way teachers involve and engage all pupils in a classroom.

Ofsted give further reassurance to schools using mastery approach to mathematics teaching

  • Friday, March 20, 2015 1:34 PM
Schools adopting mastery approaches to the teaching of maths have received a further reassurance from Ofsted that such an approach is wholly consistent with the new curriculum.