Leading teaching and learning for maths and English managers

Maths and English Pipeline

Are you responsible for managing maths and/or English in your organisation? Looking for innovative ways of working, fresh strategies and support from peers? Join over 100+ plus managers who have participated in the Education and Training Foundation's innovative three-day CPD programme for Maths & English managers. The programme comprises an intensive 2-day residential, an interim work based project plus day 3.

Pricing options

SET member: £255 https://set.et-foundation.co.uk

Non-SET member: £300 (for individuals working in the further education and training sector and who are employed by a SFA-funded organisation).

Unsubsidised fee: £450 (not employed by a SFA-funded organisation)

N.B If you do not require overnight accommodation at the residential please inform the delivery partner. Email tanikalison@gmail.com



Date: 29/11/2018
Price: from £250.00
Booking Close Date: 25/11/2018
Session 1
Date: 29/11/2018 10:30 - 18:00
Venue: Hotel ibis Birmingham New Street Station, 21 Ladywell Walk, Arcadian Centre, B5 4ST
Session 2
Date: 30/11/2018 09:00 - 16:00
Venue: Hotel ibis Birmingham New Street Station, 21 Ladywell Walk, Arcadian Centre, B5 4ST

Course Video

Who is this course for?

Those with first line management or co-ordination responsibility formaths and/or English teachers i.e.

  • first line managers of maths/English teachers
  • curriculum leads for maths/English
  • team leaders for maths/English
  • advanced practitioners for maths/English.

Training aim

To prepare you to be better equipped and more confident to lead maths and/or English provision in your organisations. 

Download course flyer here


Day 1 (residential)

(Re) Imagining yourself as a Leade

  • Identify & share strategies for effective practice in managing maths/English
  • Explore the ecologies of practice in supporting changes in maths/English
  • Use 'The Thinking Environment' framework (Kline, 1984) - a simple, powerful and rigorous framework for transforming leadership & organisational culture
  • Reflect on Thinking Environment processes in leadership
  • Make connections between personal aspirations & styles of leadership
  • Develop a re imagining of yourself as a leader
  • Considered 'wicked'problems

Day 2

Identifying your issue and a plan to address it

  • Outline key changes you can make to maths/English provision, building on what you have already achieved
  • Clarify your vision
  • Identify the key influencers and their role in your vision
  • Explain how practices can be transformed as a result of research
  • Identify and sharpen your wicked problem into a small achievable goal defined as a PICO question

Length of the course

Two day residential in November 2018 with day 3 taking place in March 2019

A work based project will be undertaken between the residential and day 3 with support of a project mentor.

Day 3: Implementing changes to maths and English provision
  • Outline key changes that you can and have made to maths and English provision, drawing on the work of leading researchers and your peers.

Keynote: Dr Matt O'Leary, Using observation to understand and improve practice: moving from the performative to the informative

Entry Requirements

You should typically be new to managing or coordinating maths and English provision within their organisation.  

There will be some pre-course activity to undertake and project based work between the residential and day 3. 

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk