Introduction to Further Pure Mathematics

Leeds

Overview

The course covers some key topics that are common to the AS Further Mathematics specifications for all examination boards. This course provides an opportunity for teachers who are new to teaching further mathematics to begin to explore core concepts and ideas for teaching.

Aims

  • To introduce key topics for teachers new to teaching AS Further Mathematics: Complex numbers, roots of polynomials and matrices
  • To begin to develop deeper mathematics subject knowledge; explore links within the topics and with other areas of mathematics

Who will benefit from attending?

This course will support teachers that have not previously taught AS or A level Further Mathematics. The course is also suitable for teachers who have just started teaching further maths and looking for ideas to incorporate into their teaching. Knowledge of GCSE Higher tier content and knowledge of AS pure mathematics is desirable, but not essential.

Content

Provisional programme:

TimesSession
09:30Arrival and refreshments
10:00Welcome and introductions
10:15Complex Numbers
Introducing complex numbers
Geometric representations
Extending ideas and making links
11:30Break and refreshments
11:45Roots of polynomials
Explore the relationship between roots and coefficients of polynomial equations
12:45Lunch
13:30Matrices
Matrices and transformations: geometric properties
Extending ideas and making links
15:00Plenary and next steps
15:30Depart

Cost

Course fee: £50 per delegate for teachers from state-funded or independent schools and colleges. Teachers who are on current PGCE or GTTP placements may attend free of charge if accompanied by a fee-paying colleague. The event is also free for teachers whose school is in a DFE Opportunity Area or Low Participation Area.

Closing date: Monday 11th March 2019. Applications may be accepted after this date if places are still available.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#5611

Audience:

Teachers

Curriculum focus:

A level Further Mathematics

Mathematical focus:

Pure

Event format:

Face-to-face Professional Development

Event length:

1 day

Region:

Yorkshire and the Humber

Venue:

Cloth Hall Court,
Quebec Street,
Leeds ,
LS1 2HA

Date:

Thu 21st Mar 2019

Course times:

09:30 - 15:30

Fee:

£50

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Queries?

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

Sheila Eastwood
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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