North West GCSE ONLINE Summer Festival: "The Problem Solving Classroom"


The NW Summer GCSE Maths Festival is a series of four 1.5 hour ONLINE professional development sessions on GCSE Maths.

This session will focus on teaching problem solving in GCSE Mathematics lessons.


  • To develop strategies for teaching problem solving in the GCSE Mathematics classroom
  • To access a set of problem solving questions and consider how they could be used or adapted
  • To develop strategies to engage learners and enrich their GCSE Mathematics lessons

Who will benefit from attending?

Teachers of GCSE Mathematics.


In this session, we will:

  • Discuss how to create a problem solving culture in the classroom and strategies for students to use
  • Take a deeper look at some problems from a set of 20 (delegates will gain access to the full set)
  • Look at adapting existing questions and the value of goal free tasks


Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Problem solving

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

1.5 hours


North West


Wed 30th Jun 2021

Course times:

16:30 - 18:00


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

Andrew Birch
[email protected]
07535 639750

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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