Morning, Monday, 22nd June 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will examine the next steps for the reform of maths teaching in England.
Area for discussion include:
- the impact of general qualification reform so far,
- the new Ofsted inspection framework; and
- teacher recruitment and retention.
Context and the focus for discussion
The conference will be an opportunity to discuss issues and options in light of policy developments, including:
There will be keynote addresses from:
- Michelle Dyson, Director, Qualifications, Curriculum & Extra Curricular, Department for Education; and
- Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD.
Further speakers include: Eleanor Baggaley, Great North Maths Hub; Professor Paul Glaister, University of Reading; Sylke Scheiner, OCR; Charlie Stripp, MEI and NCETM; and Professor Geoffrey Wake, University of Nottingham.
The agenda in summary
- GCSE and A Level maths reform so far - lessons learnt and key priorities;
- The impact of qualification reform on the maths curriculum and teaching staff: the new GCSEs and A Level curriculum, introduction of core maths, and qualifications post GCSE;
- Current standards of maths teaching in England - key findings from the OECD;
- Maths and Ofsted’s new inspection framework - the impact so far on teaching and learning standards;
- Improving the quality of maths teaching: teacher recruitment and retention, teaching styles, the impact of maths hubs and adjusting to the new inspection framework; and
- Maths teaching in England - key policy priorities.