Introduction to mathematical resilience
Maths and English Pipeline
SET member: £85 https://set.et-foundation.co.uk
Non-SET member: £100
Providers with up to 5 delegates: £300 and 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.
In-house course for up to 16 staff: £880
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Who is this course for?
This course is for teachers/trainers:
- teaching GCSE maths
- teaching Functional Skills maths
- supporting learners' mathematical skills in vocational contexts.
If your organisation would like to host a course for your own staff, either in-house or with extra places offered to external candidates you can register interest here.
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).
Length of the course
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, 'Coaching skills for developing mathematical resilience'.