Teaching for Mastery in FE Maths (Code: C1693)

This course is aimed at experienced teachers of GCSE maths and those who already hold a maths subject specialism and/or a teaching qualification. It is designed to meet the needs of all parts of the FE and Skills sector but is particularly suitable for those teaching in the GCSE re-sit classroom. You’ll understand the Teaching for Mastery Key Principles for Further Education and develop a toolkit of strategies to better support learners with these concepts.

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

Pricing options

£450/person for participation in an open course. 10% discount available for SET members.

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


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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?

This course is particularly suitable for:

  • Experienced teachers of GCSE and Functional Skills maths 
  • Those who hold a specific teaching qualification in maths.


Training aim

This course aims to develop teacher's understanding of:

  • The Teaching for Mastery Key Principles for FE
  • How examplar resources and lessons have been designed and how they should be used
  • How they might adapt their own teaching so that it becomes more aligned with Teaching for Mastery approaches.


By the end of the course , you will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Use Teaching for Mastery approaches in their own classrooms
  • Develop a toolkit of strategies to overcome learners' negative attitudes, so that they become more resilient maths learners
  • Embrace new ways of working which respond to gaps in learners' skills and understanding
  • Adopt mastery teaching approaches which deepen learners' understanding of key concepts and improve learners' mathematical reasoning and problem solving.



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 specific teaching qualification 
  • Employment in a teaching/training role in the post-16 education and training sector
  • Currently delivering GCSE maths or expecting to soon.

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