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The Big Ideas in Mathematics

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The Big Ideas in Mathematics

  • Created By Raj Kumar
  • Last Updated October 25th, 2022
Programme Overview
Secondary Mathematics
Delivery Model Face to Face sessions
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course materials 
  • Refreshments and lunch (if applicable)
  • AED 1320 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 4th January

Date of Training Wednesday 8th February 2023
Time (UAE) 8:45am 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 KS3, KS4 teachers and KS3/4 Coordinators, NQTs, Non-Specialists

Aims of the course
  • Make connections between different strands in Mathematics
  • Use of visual images to develop deeper understanding
  • Students see how a concept grows from KS3 to KS5
Intended outcomes
  • Teachers will gain deeper understanding of mathematics in the 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
08:45 Registration and refreshments
  • The proof of the pudding is in….Mathematics!
10:30 Coffee Break
  • Exploring Geometry from KS3 to KS5
13:00 Lunch Break
  • Exploring quadratics from KS3 to KS5
15:30 Finish



About Mathsacademy

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

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