Key understandings in mathematics learning
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In 2007, the Nuffield Foundation commissioned a team from the University of Oxford to review the available research literature on … Read More

Closing the attainment gap in maths
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The report (here) has a very useful executive summary with sections that include: an overview Primary schools that are closing … Read More

Teacher Workload
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Materials from the full recommendations from the 3 independent review groups are available: For poster see here.  For pamphlet here.  For … Read More

Not For People Like Me
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Page 25 suggests what works (and doesn’t) in schools. Full report here.

Marking and Feedback Guidance (October 2016 and onward)
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Update April 2017: Sean Hartford emphasises, again, what OfSTED really looks at. Update February 2017: Materials from the full recommendations from the … Read More

OfSTED Reports on Mathematics
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Although produced a while back both these reports contain useful information for specialist and non-specialist teachers of mathematics at all … Read More

ACME Conference reports
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Click below for direct links to: Conference information Report: A framework of core content for ITT Report: Developing behaviour management content … Read More

Problem Solving in mathematics: realising the vision through better assessment 
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Basically an 8 page report (June 2016) building on ACME’s work in this area since 2010. The ACME report on … Read More

PISA: Equations and Inequalities
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This report based on PISA 2012 results looks at how pupils might improve their ability to think quantitatively and solve real-life, … Read More

Five Myths of Mastery in Mathematics 
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   Makes some excellent points. Available here.    

Primary Assessment
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   Five things you need to know. As it says on the tin. From DfE. 

KS1, 2 Test Exemplification
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Published early February 2016, updated in March 2016, contains helpful guidance of ‘working at the expected standard’. Collect KS1 from here. Collect … Read More

Ofqual Test Update
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On 10 February 2016 Ofqual published an Update on the National Reference Test giving 4 examples for mathematics (part of … Read More

Low-Performing Students
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Data taken from PISA reports shows that more than 20% of UK students fall into this category. Read the Full Report, … Read More

Training New Teachers
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National Audit Office Report tells of problems in recruitment. Government blame unions?? Summary report. Full report.

Beginning Teaching: Best in Class?
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Essential reading for all those involved in primary ITE and for those involved in secondary and FE mathematics ITE. Beginning … Read More

Carter Review of ITT
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Carter Review of Initial Teacher Training of 19 January 2015. Report from Sir Andrew Carter, chair of the independent review … Read More

Students Computers and Learning
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Based on results from PISA 2012, the report discusses differences in access to and use of ICT – what are … Read More

Improving Learning in Mathematics: Challenges and Strategies
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Note that download of pdf in Chrome from National Archive can take time and you may need to refresh page.

Fluency Without Fear
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Excellent primary resources included from page 11 onwards. Article by Jo Boaler, Stanford, Jan ’15 update. Click here for Fluency without Fear … Read More

Making Maths and English Work for All
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Education and Training Foundation, March 2015   Click Here for the report. Employers are increasingly valuing Functional skills since they … Read More