Year 13 Problem Solving Conference for Students & Teachers

Manchester

Overview

Student and their teachers are invited to attend this problem solving event, designed to prepare sixth formers for university admissions tests.

Aims

  • To tackle STEP and AEA papers and look at common techniques and presentation of solutions
  • To provide further support for teachers to enable them to help their students with these issues
  • To provide further suggestions for suitable teaching resources

Who will benefit from attending?

This event is ideal for students who are applying to study mathematics, engineering or related university courses that require STEP or AEA for entry. Teachers with students who are preparing to apply for such courses, or who wish to develop their skills in encouraging advanced problem-solving techniques amongst their sixth-form mathematics students, will also find this course extremely beneficial.

Content

 The day will include:

  • A range of opportunities for students and staff to work collaboratively on STEP and AEA questions
  • A variety of activities designed to help students think and work creatively
  • Advice on follow-up material to enable students and teachers to develop individual ‘programmes of study’ for high level problem-solving

The event includes differentiated sessions for students aiming for AEA/STEP 1 and 2 or STEP 2 and 3.

Other Information

There is a maximum of five students from one school/college.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#4972

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 13

Curriculum focus:

University admissions tests

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

6 hours

Region:

North West

Venue:

University of Manchester,
Manchester

Date:

30th January 2019

Course times:

10:00 - 16:00

Fee:

Free

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Abigail Bown
[email protected]
07887994086

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