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

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.

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.