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Becoming a highly effective mathematics subject leader

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
David Cook / Herts for Learning Trainer(s)
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Target Audience
Middle Leaders / Subject Leaders
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Leadership and Management / Mathematics
Event Description
This training is aimed at mathematics subject leaders who are either new to the role or looking to enhance their contribution to improving maths across the school.

Throughout the course, delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of the expectations of core subject leadership.

Delegates will develop their capacity to evaluate teaching and learning across a range of evidence to drive improvement throughout the school.

The key elements of mathematics subject leadership will be explored through a spotlight on each of the different aims of the mathematics curriculum: fluency, reasoning and problem solving.

This will enable subject leaders to deepen subject-specific knowledge and understanding. Delegates are expected to attend all five sessions of this training.

Schools attending both the English and maths highly effective subject leader courses will receive a 15% discount.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the training, participants will:

  • be able to examine the role of the subject leader to support them in proactively driving progress and improvements in mathematics

  • be able to embed systems that will allow them to manage the challenges and create opportunities to drive standards forward

  • be able to create a valuable evidence base for school self-evaluation

  • be able to consolidate their learning through a variety of school-based gap tasks

  • deepen their understanding of subject-specific content and explore strategies for promoting the aims of the maths curriculum across the school

Additional Information
The course is delivered in five sessions throughout the year, across four days in total, during which attendees will be guided through the yearly monitoring and evaluation cycle.

The course is highly interactive and school-based gap tasks throughout the year will help leaders to consolidate the activities and reflections undertaken during the training to embed the tools and processes into everyday practice.

Delegates will be required to attend all 5 sessions of this training.
Start Date
Thursday 27 September 2018
End Date
Thursday 4 July 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 26 September 2018
09:00 - 12:00
Maximum Places
Maximum places per establishment
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