Maths GCSE Teaching: Develop your Practice (Level 5 module) (Code: C1304)

This course supports practitioners working with GCSE maths learners, especially those who have achieved lower than a grade 5 at school. You will explore and experience how to engage and motivate learners and undertake assessment throughout the learner journey to build on prior learning. You will experience digital approaches and other effective practices for leading GCSE maths courses.


No suitable dates or locations? Please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

Who is this for?

  • Existing teachers who currently teach GCSE maths and would benefit from training and development.
  • New GCSE teachers such as Functional Skills teachers or vocational teachers who are teaching or have taught maths at level 2 and meet the entry requirements.

Training aim

To support you to develop the subject knowledge and subject-specific pedagogy required to support learners to achieve a good pass in GCSE maths.

The course supports the Professional Standards for Teachers and Trainers in Education and Training.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • motivate and inspire reluctant learners
  • use assessment approaches to support GCSE maths learning
  • plan teaching and learning to meet GCSE maths curriculum requirements and the diverse needs of learners
  • use active learning strategies and connected, challenging teaching methods to make GCSE maths teaching more effective
  • develop an in-depth understanding of maths at GCSE and beyond
  • use or undertake research to develop and improve own practice in GCSE maths teaching.


10 sessions of 2 hours, a total of 20 hours plus independent study.

Entry Requirements

  • Qualification at level 3 in maths, or able to demonstrate level 3 process skills and personal skills
  • A teaching qualification e.g. DTLLS, Cert Ed, PGCE etc

Contact us

If this course is not currently available at a suitable date/location, please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830