Evaluation tender opportunity: Primary maths project.

Live contract opportunity.

This project links to the Opportunity Area delivery plan target to ‘improve outcomes in English, maths and science’.

This contract opportunity will evaluate the impact of the Primary Maths School Improvement Offer, led by the Maths Excellence Partnership in the city.

Working with schools, partners and stakeholders, the successful bidder will determine the extent to which the project:

  • improves pupil outcomes in maths in Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 and especially for the most disadvantaged learners.
  • improves quality first teaching of maths acros Years 3 to 8 and across the transition from primary to secondary school.
  • improves the leadership of maths in primaries, and leadership capacity in maths.
  • ensures learners make a successful transition in maths between KS2 and KS3.
  • improves the recruitment of maths teacher specialists.
  • improves parental engagement in maths learning.
  • develops an effective co-ordinated and collaborative system leadership approach that is sustainable for the future.

Closing date: Wednesday 8 May, 17:00

For more information, please contact Mary Bentley at mary.bentley@stoke.gov.uk or access the council procurement site, here.

P4C training – Tools for Thinking Together

Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education is offering training for teachers in all phases and sectors of education who have already undertaken P4C Level 1.

The course will run over three afternoons (14:00 – 17:00) on the 5th, 11th and 20th June 2019 at the Keele University Campus, and will give teachers the opportunity to develop their P4C practice, and renew their engagement with the P4C framework for developing children’s caring, collaborative, critical and creative thinking skills.

The course is offered at no cost to delegates; funding is through the DfE’s ‘Bercow – 10 years on’ initiative, which is promoting SLC across the school age range.

Further details – including how to apply for a place – are contained in the flyer, which you can access here  Tools4ThinkingTog- 2019-Bercow

Bookings will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis and will close on 31st May; a waiting list will be held if the course is fully booked.

 

 

Philosophy for Children, Community and Colleges (P4C): Level 1 training for NQTs

Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education is offering Level 1 training in P4C for NQTs who are starting work in Stoke-on-Trent in September 2019.

The course will run over two days, on 8th and 9th July 2019, at Keele University Campus, and will cover:

  • an introduction to the theory and practice of P4C;
  • a framework for developing children’s caring, collaborative, critical and creative thinking skills;
  • developing children’s capacity to ask meaningful questions.

Delegates will gain certification at Level 1 from SAPERE on completion of the course.

The course is offered at no cost to delegates; funding is through the DfE’s ‘Bercow – 10 years on’ initiative, which is promoting SLC across the school age range.

Further information, and a link to the application form, is contained in this flyer P4C Level 1 2019-Bercow-NQTs_

Bookings will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis and will close on 1st July; a waiting list will be held if the course is fully booked.