What every year 7 student wished their Maths teacher knew



The Kent and Medway Maths Conference is an annual event where the AMSP and the Kent and Medway Maths Hub come together to provide outstanding professional development opportunities for teachers of maths in Kent and Medway. The conference is taking place online this year and is running as a series of twilight workshops. This event is one of those workshops.

About the presenter

Janine Allen is the Teaching for Mastery Lead for Kent and Medway Maths Hub. She has worked as a maths specialist in school improvement for nearly 20 years and has been accredited as a Maths SLE and NCETM Primary Mastery Specialist. 

Janine is currently working to improve understanding in early KS3 maths by identifying the ‘rules’ which are used in teaching and endeavouring to improve understanding by explaining the concepts that underpin them.

Who will benefit from attending?

This workshop is aimed at KS3 maths teachers interested in adding value to the year 7 curriculum and in teaching for conceptual understanding. 

Materials and Equipment

Teachers will need access to reliable broadband and a microphone to be able to take an active part in the workshops. 

Links to access the workshops will be emailed to successful applicants prior to each event.


Teachers working in schools in Kent and Medway will be given priority when applying to take part in this event. Teachers from other areas of the country may be allocated places at the workshops if additional capacity is available.


All workshops in the Kent and Medway Conference 2020 are provided free of charge.

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths, A level Mathematics, Core Maths

Mathematical focus:

Mechanics, Pure, Problem solving, Curriculum planning, Reasoning

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

8 days


London and South East

Start date:

Mon 16th Nov 2020

Course times:

16:00 - 17:30


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

John Heffernan
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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