Teaching Maths in Context



During this session you will have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on the use of context when teaching mathematical concepts. We will also explore topical resources to take straight to your lessons and ways of using these activities to encourage students to continue studying maths after GCSE.


  • To discuss and reflect on the use of context when teaching mathematical concepts
  • To try out resources for teaching mathematical concepts in 'real world' contexts
  • To discover ways of encouraging students to continue studying maths after GCSE

Who will benefit from attending?

This session is aimed at teachers of GCSE and/or Level 3 Core Maths.

Materials and Equipment

This session is all about discussion and collaboration so, if possible, please attend with your camera and microphone on.

Other Information

Those who sign up will be emailed in the days prior to the Network Meeting with a link to the online meeting room.

Speaker: Catherine van Saarloos (@CoreMathsCat) - AMSP Core Maths Professional Development Lead

Key Facts

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Curriculum focus:

Core Maths, 11-16 maths

Mathematical focus:

Statistics, Problem solving, Reasoning

Event format:

Live Online Professional Development

Event length:

1.5 hours


Yorkshire and the Humber


Tue 12th Oct 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:

Jean Smith
[email protected]

The AMSP, through MEI, holds the NCETM CPD Standard

National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics

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