The Maths TSST course is aimed at people who are already teaching, but who are not necessarily Maths Specialists for example someone who:
The course consists of ten 3 hour sessions that will focus on subject knowledge and pedagogy ie how best to teach a topic. The sessions will be based on the needs of the cohort so there will be a subject knowledge audit prior to everyone starting the course. In the past the sessions have covered things like:
Sessions have also been held on things like bar modelling with number and algebra questions, variation in questioning, new GCSE questions and how they differ from pre 2017, misconceptions in algebra, multiple representations etc., with regard to more of the pedagogy of the subject.
DATES: 23 January, 6 February, 27 February, 13 March, 27 March, 24 April, 8 May, 22 May, 12 June, 26 June 2018
TIMES: 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
The programme is affiliated to Plymouth University and they offer online resources and quizzes to help with the subject knowledge.