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Teachers New to Teaching A Level Pure Mathematics

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Teachers New to Teaching A Level Pure Mathematics

Programme Overview
Secondary Mathematics
Delivery Model Face to Face sessions
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course materials 
  • Refreshments and lunch (if applicable)
  • AED 1200 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • Discounts available for 3 or more delegates from the same school.
  • If you would like bespoke, in-school training, please contact Rebecca ( for more information.
Deadline booking date:

Wednesday 12th October

Date of Training Wednesday 30th November 2022
Time (UAE) 8:30am to 3:30pm
Venue Dubai – to be confirmed

Please note: 
If COVID restrictions are introduced, this course will become an online training session.

Target audience

SECONDARY KS5 teachers who are teaching A-Level Pure Mathematics for the first time

Aims of the course

  • Share the Big Ideas & Themes that run through the new specifications
  • Increase your subject knowledge and deepen your understanding of key concepts
  • Explore a range of engaging activities that you can use with your students

Intended outcomes

  • Teachers plan for an interconnected approach to teaching A Level Pure Mathematics

  • Problem solving becomes the heart of learning in A Level Mathematics classroom

Raj Kumar

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Raj Kumar has over 25 years’ experience of teaching mathematics in secondary schools. He has been a Mathematics Adviser for Yorkshire LA, playing a significant role in raising standards in mathematics in many secondary schools. He has experience of working alongside a variety of senior leadership teams to support teachers and students to raise standards and improve progress in mathematics. Raj firmly believes in the power of collaboration around planning, teaching and reviewing impact. As an independent practitioner he now works with the National STEM Centre, the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics, the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, Maths Hubs and Teaching Schools. Raj supports the improvement in teaching, learning, curriculum, assessment and intervention in schools, embedding best practice and building capacity. He enjoys leading professional development of all types and has developed a rich repertoire of supportive and engaging ways of challenging thinking and stimulating ideas. Raj was a member of the National Strategies' mathematics pedagogy group and has helped write materials that have been distributed to all maintained schools in England. He has also written many exciting resources to support teachers and mathematics teams to stimulate dialogue amongst teachers and students. Some of these resources include, ‘Welcome to MathDonald’s, Webgebra Cards, Angle Chase and Problem-Solving Mind Maps. He is passionate about mathematics and believes that the teaching of key concepts is crucial to successful learning.

Programme details:

Day One
08:30 Registration and refreshments
  • What are the key changes?
  • When does a problem become a problem solving question?
  • Modelling exemplar: how would you use this with your students?
11:00 Coffee Break
  • Activities to emphasise the key concepts in Algebra
13:00 Lunch Break
14:00 Resources for the new A-Level pure mathematics
15:30 Finish



About Mathsacademy

Mathscademy is run by Raj Kumar to provide mathematics support and consultancy.

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