Mathematical Resilience: developing learners’ self-belief and perseverance (North)
There are three pricing options:
1. Individual fees
SET member: £85
Non-SET member: £100
Providers with 6-10 delegates: £600.
We will support you to fill the extra places but this is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with providers in your locality.
Do you want to get the maximum value from your CPD budget? Why not run an in-house course at a time and venue to suit?
In-house course for up to 16 staff: £880
In-house courses for up to 32 staff: £1,700
In-house courses for up to 48 staff: £2,400
A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:
- Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
- Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
- Consider yourself to have a disability
- Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background
You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.
To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book as normal. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet and then click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero.
If, for whatever reason, you are unable to attend, please advise us at least one week before the course takes place. This will allow us to offer the free place to someone else who works in the FE sector, so they can take advantage of this offer.
SET members are entitled to an exclusive 15% 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 for teachers/trainers:
teaching GCSE maths
teaching Functional Skills maths
supporting learners' mathematical skills in vocational contexts.
This course introduces the key ideas of mathematical resilience and the 'growth zone' model, and how teachers can develop strategies to overcome barriers to maths learning.
You will be able to:
- develop understanding of the barriers and anxiety faced by many maths learners
- explore four key factors in mathematical resilience and their implications for classroom practice:
- growth mindset
- personal value and agency
- how to work at maths
- appropriate scaffolding and support
- use activities which make maths ALIVE (accessible, linked, inclusive, valuable, engaging).
One full day.
Pre-course reading materials will be provided for all participants, with access to further materials online.
Applicants should be teaching, managing or supporting maths in the FE and skills sector.
Participants completing this course have the option of progressing to the 3-day course, 'Developing coaching strategies to support English and Maths learning'.