Year 12 Problem Solving Conference

Wolverhampton

Overview

A enrichment event aimed at Year 12 students particularly those considering further study in STEM subjects

Organised by the AMSP and the University of Wolverhampton, this day is aimed primarily at Year 12 students going on to study a mathematics related degree, or who are considering taking STEP or AEA examinations, or who just enjoy mathematics.

The day will comprise 4 workshops including a masterclass on proof, consideration of STEP and AEA questions and problem solving workshop. Teachers will follow a parallel session of workshops

Aims

  • Extend and enrich the concept of proof
  • Explore the approach to STEP questions
  • Introduce a variety of problem solving techniques

Content

Timetable for the day:

09:30 Registration and refreshments

09:45 Welcome and introduction

10:00 Workshop one

11.05 Workshop two

12:10 Lunch

13:00 Workshop three

14.05 Workshop four

15:15 Evaluation and feedback

Other Information

  • Initially we are limiting places to 10 students per school
  • Students will need to bring a packed lunch
  • Lunch will be provided for staff
  • We can arrange minibus parking if required. Please email [email protected] to arrange this.

Cost

This event is provided free of charge.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5114

Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Conference

Event length:

1 day

Region:

West Midlands

Venue:

City Campus,
University of Wolverhampton,
Wulfruna street,
Wolverhampton,
WV1 1LY

Date:

17th December 2018

Start time:

09:30

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Queries?

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

[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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