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In this edition of the update, we have information on the Maths Enhancement Programme, which has been developed to enable teachers, trainers and tutors already involved in numeracy or functional skills teaching to enhance their knowledge in preparation to teach GCSE maths. Places are filling fast - see below for full details.

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Maths Everywhere App

Maths Everywhere App
Maths Everywhere was created as part of a Maths4Us initiative to boost maths skills.

What

What's the maths behind an FA Cup free-kick?
BBC Learning and BBC Sport launch ‘Maths of the Day’, showing the maths in the nation’s favourite sport.

Jobs

Learning Support Practitioner

Learning Support Practitioner
Rotherham College

Maths, English and Vocational Curriculum Manager

Maths, English and Vocational Curriculum Manager
Location: Hackney, East London. Basis: Full-time, permanent. Salary: PO4 - £38,229 - £40,911.

News

16 to 19 funding: maths and English condition of funding
More information on maths and English condition of funding for academic years 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016.

Government film showcases importance of English and maths
The government has responded to an inquiry into adult English and maths skills with a short film encouraging people to understand the positive impact gaining these vital skills can have on the economy, society and the lives of people across the country.

Maths Enhancement Programme
Information on this six day programme, which has been developed to enable teachers, trainers and tutors already involved in numeracy or functional skills teaching to enhance their knowledge in preparation to teach GCSE maths.

New English and maths qualifications need learner input
Responding to the announcement by Skills Minister Nick Boles that there will be a review of the best way to achieve and accredit English and maths skills, NIACE has called for learners to be involved in the design of the new qualifications.

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