Maths Hub

Maths Hub

Lesson Study Conference

A conference for school leaders and leaders of learning

Using evidenced-informed practice to improve the effectiveness of teaching

Sheffield Institute of Education Sheffield Hallam University

Friday 15 September 2017

“Research leads teachers back to the things that lie at the heart of their professionalism: pupils, teaching and learning.”      Jean Rudduck

 

Programme

0900 – 0930    Registration and Coffee

0930 – 0945    Opening Remarks

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0945 – 1030    Session 1 - Lost in Translation

Lesson Study is sometimes compared to the wok done in professional learning communities, often called Teacher Research Groups (TRGs). Lesson Study differs to TRG’s in a number of important areas. Professor Geoff Wake from the University of Nottingham will describe how variants of ‘Authentic Lesson Study’ have developed and of their relative impact.

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1030 – 1200    Session 2 - Outcomes of the Sheffield Lesson Study Project 2016

Over the last year 7 primary, 1 special and 3 secondary schools have taken part in a professional development process known as Lesson Study in order to improve the outcomes for pupils in mathematics. Headteachers from some of the schools will explain how the project has impacted on the quality of learning in mathematics and how they intend to use Lesson Study to improve learning in other subjects.

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1200 – 1300    Lunch

1300 – 1400    Session 3 – Teaching is not an intervention

In the Sheffield Lesson Study Project the development of the research lessons focused on the teaching of problem solving by planning carefully for anticipated responses using specific problems given to the whole class.   Bob Sawyer will exemplify the importance of task design and planning for anticipated pupil responses using case study material from the project and lessons taught in Japan.

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1400 – 1415    Coffee

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1415 – 1500    Session 4 – Dame Alison Peacock

Dame Alison took up the role of CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching in January 2017. She will explain the importance of collaborative professional learning that seeks to connect colleagues and to support pedagogy through evidence-informed practice across regions.   Alison will talk about her experience as teacher, headteacher and system leader in the context of developing a new culture of professional learning led by the emerging Chartered College of Teaching.

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Tickets

  • Standard day conference ticket £40

  • Chartered College Members £20

  • Teacher Trainees & project school members (FREE)

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To book, please complete online booking form found at this link

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https://goo.gl/forms/L2i5H7xPtxHaqUmz2

 

New GCSE re-sits

  • Published in Post 16

The New GCSE re-sit work group leader is yet to be determined but details of the work group’s activity and schedule for 2017/8 will be made available on this page once confirmation of plans and funding have been made by the Department of Education.

To register an interest in any work group (no commitment) you can contact the work group leaders (WGL) or if an email address is not yet available you can alternatively follow either of the links below to Google forms where your details can be left and you will be contacted in due course with further information.

Primary work groups (to register an interest)

Secondary work groups (to register an interest)

Core Maths Teacher Network

  • Published in Post 16

The Core Maths teacher network is a local initiative aimed at supporting teachers of Core Maths and encouraging collaboration and dialogue.

These half-termly meetings will be held after school at venues across the region and funding is available for experienced colleagues to facilitate these with the support of our Core Maths expert and Level 3 lead Terry Dawson. For further information or to register an interest in engaging with the network, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The South Yorkshire Maths Hub will also offer support to schools wishing to find more about Core Maths with a view to offering this new programme of learning to their KS5 students.

Using Technology at GCSE & A level

 

The Using Technology at GCSE & A level work group is to be led by Pete Sides and supported by MEI's Tom Button.

There will be two cohorts of this work group, one in Doncaster based at Adwick IOE and one at Sheffield based at Hallam Teaching School.

To register an interest in engaging in either of the two cohorts of this work group, please email Pete at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

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Challenging Topics at GCSE

The "Challenging Topics in the New GCSE"work group is to be facilitated across the region in three different venues led by Lisa Wilson, Kate Saxton & Rosie Kavanagh. There will be a series of group meetings at each of the venues in Barnsley, Rotherham & Sheffield.

To register an interest in engaging in either of these work group cohorts please email;

Barnsley (venue Horizon Community College) : Lisa Wilson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Rotherham (venue Oakwood High School) : Rosie Kavanagh This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sheffield (venue Notre Dame High School) : Kate Saxton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

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Developing mathematical thinking for GCSE

The "Mathematical Thinking and the new GCSE" work group is to be led by Nick Bunney.

To register an interest in engaging in this work group please email Nick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
TBC Session 1 Hallam TS 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 2 Hallam TS 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 3 Hallam TS 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 4 Hallam TS 1pm – 5.30pm

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Yr 5-8 continuity

The "Improving continuity in Maths across the Primary/Secondary transition" work group is to be led by Clare Sutton.

To register an interest in engaging with this work group please email Clare at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
TBC Session 1 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 2 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 3 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm
TBC Session 4 King Ecgbert’s 1pm – 5.30pm

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Koshi Lesson Study

The Using Lesson Study Effectively work group is to be led by Bob Sawyer and details of the work group’s activity and schedule for 2017/8 will be made available on this page once confirmation of plans and funding have been made by the Department of Education.

To register an interest in any work group (no commitment) you can contact the work group leaders (WGL) or if an email address is not yet available you can alternatively follow either of the links below to Google forms where your details can be left and you will be contacted in due course with further information.

Primary work groups (to register an interest)

Secondary work groups (to register an interest)

 

Evidencing pupil progress

  • Published in Primary

 

The "Showing evidence of pupil progress" work group is to be led by local network leaders across the region and will be co-ordinated by Georgina Brown the Matery Lead for the South Yorkshire Maths Hub.

To register an interest in engaging with this work group you may either email a network leader once they have been published or email Georgina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who will put you in contact with the appropriate network leader.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
TBC Session 1 Various TBC Twilight
TBC Session 2 Various TBC Twilight
TBC Session 3 Various TBC Twilight

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Lesson design in Teaching for Mastery

  • Published in Primary

The "What makes an excellent lesson design?" work group is to be led by Georgina Brown 

To register an interest in engaging with this work group please email Georgina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details of the work group and the schedule of activity can be found below and will be updated as appropriate.

Date Workshop Venue Time
TBC Session 1 Rockingham TBC
TBC Session 2 Rockingham TBC
TBC Session 3 Rockingham TBC
TBC Session 4 Rockingham TBC
TBC Session 5 Rockingham TBC
TBC Session 6 Rockingham TBC

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