Teaching GCSE Maths: Develop your practice (Level 5 module) (Code: C1463)

Support the engagement and effective practice in teaching GCSE maths by developing a new range of skills and strategies.

This course is for teachers and other practitioners delivering GCSE maths in the Further Education and Training sector. It may also be useful for Vocational staff providing T levels with substantial mathematical content and for those transitioning from functional maths delivery to GCSE maths. 

Please scroll down for more information on entry requirements, length of the course, training aims and outcomes. 

Pricing options

£495/person for participation in an open course.  10% discount available for SET members.

A discount is available for inhouse group bookings – contact us for details.


Online - October to December 2024
Date: 02/10/2024
Price: from £495.00
Session 1
Date: 02/10/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 2
Date: 09/10/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 3
Date: 16/10/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 4
Date: 23/10/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 5
Date: 06/11/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 6
Date: 13/11/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 7
Date: 20/11/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 8
Date: 27/11/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 9
Date: 04/12/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Session 10
Date: 11/12/2024 15:00 - 17:00
Enquire about running this course at your location
No suitable dates or locations? Please register your interest and we will let you know about new events as they are announced.

SET Membership


SET members are entitled to an exclusive 10% discount off this ETF professional development course.

Find out more about SET membership on the Society for Education and Training (SET) website.

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

This course will provide participants with an understanding of the challenges posed in teaching a group with very diverse educational and life experiences. It will support developing a range of strategies, approaches and activities related to engagement and effective practice in teaching GCSE maths within the the further education and training sector.


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 online sessions, two hours each, once a week for 10 weeks.

You will also be expected to engage in independent study in between facilitated sessions.

Entry Requirements

  • A maths qualification at level 3 or above , 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
E: enquiries@etfoundation.co.uk