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Mathematics and Brexit

Posted:30-01-2017

House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee report

?Bold steps are needed ...


ACME report on professional learning for all teachers of mathematics

Posted:09-12-2016

ACME published a report on 7 December outlining key principles on mathematics-specific professional ...


ACME call for new members

Posted:27-11-2016

The Advisory Committee for Mathematics Education is seeking applications for new members. NAMA memb...


Newsletter November 2016

Posted:20-11-2016

The latest newsletter is available from the newsletter page....


Research report on Mathematics Professional Association activity

Posted:16-11-2016

NAMA sits on the Meeting of Mathematics Subject Associations (MMSA), a collaboration of the
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Posted:16-11-2016

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Newsletter June 2016

Posted:13-06-2016

The latest NAMA newsletter is available from the Newsletter menu and has been emailed to members....


MMSA letter to Nicky Morgan re Year 7 Progress Checks

Posted:13-06-2016

MMSA (Meeting of the Mathematical Subject Associations) has written to Nicky Morgan regarding the cu...


Maths Hub Collaborative Projects

Posted:01-06-2016

Reasoning in key stage 3 is one of the national collaborative projects for the Maths Hubs from Septe...


Ofsted guidance on global learning

Posted:20-02-2016

New guidance from Ofsted advises that schools on the Global Learning Programme (GLP) can demonstrate...


Congratulations to Lynn Churchman

Posted:11-02-2016

NAMA would like to add our congratulations to our very own Lynn Churchman who has been awarded an OB...


Consultation - Maths Functional Skills

Posted:14-01-2016

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched its consultation to review maths and Englis...


Five Myths of Mastery - NAMA Guidance

Posted:23-12-2015

We have just completed a document is intended to support NAMA members in their work with schools.


Nomination for Honours - Education

Posted:02-12-2015

Do you know a Head of Mathematics or middle leader who has made a real difference? The Education H...


Bursuaries Available for ICME13

Posted:02-12-2015

An opportunity exists for maths educators to apply for a bursary of ?600 to support participation in...


Grants to improve the teaching of Maths and English post-16

Posted:28-10-2015

The DfE Vocational Education and 16-19 Strategy Division has launched a process for 16-19 providers ...


Government Consultation on the definition of a coasting school

Posted:28-10-2015

The Department of Education has launched a consultation seeking views on proposed definitions for co...


Become an ACME Outer Circle Member!

Posted:13-10-2015

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) would like to invite individuals interested i...


Exam Factories?

Posted:22-09-2015

This report on school accountability is based on research commissioned by the NUT. The report draws ...


International Conference on Promoting Mathematical Resilience: addressing mathematics anxiety and avoidance in teaching, learning, home and work

Posted:11-09-2015

12-14 November 2015 at the University of Warwick, UK

Call for contributions from prac...


DfE Call for Evidence - Teachers Professional Development Standard

Posted:11-09-2015

The DfE is calling for evidence on Teachers' professional development standard which closes on 16 Oc...


Have your say on the Education and Adoption Bill

Posted:27-06-2015

Do you have relevant expertise and experience or a special interest in the Education and Adoption Bi...


Royal Society Partnership Grants scheme

Posted:27-05-2015

The Partnership Grants scheme is now open for applications for the 2015 Summer round. Closing date: ...


Ofquals GCSE maths research report

Posted:27-05-2015

On 21 May Ofqual published their final report into their research to evaluate the expected difficult...


Problem Solving - ACME

Posted:03-04-2015

As part of their wider work on teaching, learning and assessing 'mathematical thinking' ACME is expl...


A Level Mathematics Advisory Board - Communication from JMC

Posted:27-03-2015

The A Level Mathematics Advisory Board has been established as an independent body, under the chairm...


Baseline Assessment

Posted:16-03-2015

Baseline assessment is being introduced in reception year with the intention that this will facilita...


Brian Robinson

Posted:05-03-2015

It is with very great sorrow that I have to inform you that Brian Robinson died suddenly and peacefu...


The Global Learning Programme - Support Opportunity

Posted:25-02-2015

The Global Learning Programme (GLP) is currently being used by over 2000 schools in over 190 local s...


Free FE Maths Teaching Workshops

Posted:22-01-2015

The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) is running a new series of...


Grant scheme for enriching STEM teaching in schools now open

Posted:22-01-2015

The Royal Institution and the Causeway Foundation are offering UK schools grants of up to ?500 to ho...


NAMA Responds to Performance Descriptors Consultation

Posted:23-12-2014

NAMA has recently responded to the DfE consultation on Performance descriptors for use in key stage ...


New GCSE Level Descriptors

Posted:18-12-2014

Here is an attempt to see what the new GCSE grade distribution will look like comparing the 1 to 9 b...


NAMA Supports the National Numeracy Manifesto

Posted:03-10-2014

NAMA supports the general thrust of National Numeracy’s Manifesto for a numerate UK. As an organis...


Statements supporting the National Numeracy Manifesto

Posted:24-09-2014

The following statements supporting the National Numeracy Manifesto were published on 16 September 2...


NAMA Support for the Maths Hubs

Posted:24-09-2014

We welcome the following statement from John Westwell about NAMA and support for Maths Hubs:
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NAMA Conference 2015 - Bookings Open!

Posted:25-08-2014

Bookings are now open for the NAMA Conference 2015 - STEM - A place for mathematics?

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Dates for NCETM level 3 PDLSP courses announced

Posted:25-08-2014

The NCETM is running courses for PD leaders who support teachers in delivering level 3 mathematics p...


A and AS level reform consultations

Posted:16-07-2014

Department for Education consultation on the subject content of A and AS from 2016: see https://www....


New Maths Hubs

Posted:10-07-2014

The details of the 32 Maths Hubs in England have recently been announced and can be found on the lin...


Urgent Call for Contributions - Improving Maths Skills in Post 16 Vocational Sector

Posted:09-07-2014

The Research Base has been commissioned by the Education & Training Foundation (ETF) to collect evid...


NAMA Conference 2015

Posted:01-06-2014

The highlight of the NAMA year will take place on 5th to 7th March 2015 at the National STEM Centre ...


Response to Ofsted Consultation to the Inspection of Initial Teacher training

Posted:14-05-2014

Ofsted recently consulted on changes to the inspection of Initial Teacher Education (ITE). NAMA did ...


Core Maths DoE Consultation

Posted:22-04-2014

On 14 April 2014, the Department for Education announced a ‘Consultation seeking views on technica...


Conference 2014 Evaluation

Posted:08-03-2014

Online Evaluation form for conference....


Obituary: Kath Cross

Posted:25-02-2014

Kath Cross was a pillar of the mathematics education community and made a very significant contribut...


Counting them in: quantitative social science and the links between secondary and higher education

Posted:11-02-2014

This inaugural event is part of Q-Step, a programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitativ...


Obituary - Zoltan P. Dienes

Posted:09-02-2014

Zoltan P. Dienes passed away peacefully on Jan 11th at age 97. You will have heard of him for his i...


DfE survey about its Policy Statement on 16 to 18 Core Maths Qualifications

Posted:09-02-2014

The DfE has launched an informal consultation (via Survey Monkey) about its Policy Statement on 16 t...


STEM grants scheme for schools

Posted:10-01-2014

The Royal Institution is currently administering a STEM grants scheme, generously supported by The C...


Ofsted Subject-specific guidance

Posted:26-12-2013

The latest version of the guidance was released on 20 December 2013.
This download highlights t...


National STEM Centre Open Day

Posted:13-12-2013

Open Day at the National STEM Centre, York University
An opportunity to explore what the Cent...


Lies, damned lies and statistics...

Posted:09-12-2013

On the BBC news: "We found that nearly half of the co-educational state-funded schools we looked are...


Consultation on Key Stage 4 mathematics curriculum

Posted:17-12-2013

The programme of study for key stage 4 mathematics was published for consultation on 2 December.


Looking ahead...

Posted:26-10-2013

At the next conference we will be looking for volunteers to join the Executive Committee. If you ha...


Annual subscriptions

Posted:26-10-2013

Congratulations to the 16 members who remembered to change the standing order to £45 in time, we wi...


Consultation on Primary Assessment and Accountability

Posted:18-10-2013

NAMA has responded to the Department for Education's consultation on primary assessment and accounta...


Implementing the New Primary Curriculum CPD: a two-day programme for MaST teachers and Mathematics Subject Leaders

Posted:12-10-2013

This Two Day Professional Development for MaST teachers and Maths Subject Leaders is jointly deliver...


Update: DBS for NAMA members

Posted:01-10-2013

NAMA is pleased to launch a new service for members. NAMA is registered to arrange Enhanced Disclos...


Subscriptions

Posted:03-10-2013

REMINDER

With effect from 1st September 2013, annual membership for NAMA paid by stand...


Royal Society's Vision Committee for Science and Mathematics Education 5-19

Posted:22-08-2013

The Royal Society is currently looking at the long-term future of science and mathematics education ...


NEW WEBSITE GOES LIVE!

Posted:15-08-2013

Welcome to the new NAMA website. We've worked with Ian Woodford from I W Systems to make this websit...