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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News

Second wave of Shanghai teachers arrive to teach maths in English primary schools

  • Monday, February 23, 2015 3:44 PM
Thirty teachers from Shanghai have arrived in the UK to spend three weeks teaching maths lessons in primary schools across England. This is the second group of teachers from the Chinese city to visit during this school year, as part of one of the projects undertaken within the Maths Hubs programme.

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.