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Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics post-16 resits live online clinic

Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics post-16 resits live online clinic

Providing expert advice on exam performance, support resources and teaching & learning approaches

Do you ever have moments preparing for and teaching GCSE Maths to your post-16 resit learners when you find you’d like some advice about teaching the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics qualification? Perhaps you’d like to know more about the support available for post-16, where to find it and how it might be used? Or you may wish to gain a better understanding of the GCSE (9-1) Mathematics post-16 resit exam performance. We can help you with all of these.

As part of our commitment to providing ongoing support to all our GCSE Maths post-16 centres, we’re introducing a new style of free live online event where you can join in, and have your queries around the teaching and learning of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit answered there and then, in real time.

These free events are specifically targeted at teachers, tutors, lecturers or curriculum leads delivering GCSE (9-1) Mathematics to post-16 learners.

Nicola Clarke, one of our post-16 subject specialists, will be hosting three live online clinics between 4:00pm and 5:30pm on:

Each session will start with a presentation on a specific topic targeted at post-16. Nicola will then open up the session for questions and answers on areas specifically related to the teaching of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit. This is your chance to have your questions answered.

The session on Wednesday 27 March will focus on exam preparation and revision.

Helping teachers prepare their revision and exam prep programme for the coming weeks up until the exams. This session will cover: deciding what to focus on; approaches to organising this exam preparation period; and suggestions of resources to use for revision and exam practice.

Delegates should come prepared beforehand with their own ideas and suggestions of their favourite revision resources, as well as any questions they would like to ask Nicola or the other delegates.

Each session will include a presentation by Nicola on a specific topic targeted at post-16. The session will then be opened up for questions and answers on areas of teaching learning specifically related to the teaching of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit.

Tuesday 12 February Wednesday 27 February Wednesday 27 March
4:00-4:30pm
Performance data from the
June 2018 and November
2018 exam series
4:00-5:00pm
Post-16 resources
4:00-5:00pm
Exam preparation and revision
4:30-5:00pm
Implications for post-16
   
5:00-5:30pm
Q&A
5:00-5:30pm
Q&A
5:00-5:30pm
Q&A

If you have questions about exam papers, results or support provided for our GCSE or A level Maths qualifications, then please contact us at TeachingMaths@pearson.com.

Free to attend, these online clinics are for maths teachers and tutors, and curriculum leads teaching GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit. You can join the live online event and stay from beginning to end, or just drop in when you’re ready.

You’ll be able to ask questions through the training platform and Nicola will answer them during the session. If too many questions are submitted during the session we will ensure that we respond to unanswered questions once the event is over.

In addition to gaining some useful advice and tips and having your questions answered, you can visit the Maths Emporium to access specific post-16 tools and resources developed by Pearson to help support you in the teaching and learning of GCSE (9-1) Mathematics as a post-16 resit.

You can register for an account to access the Maths Emporium by visiting www.mathsemporium.com or emailing mathsemporium@pearson.com.

Nicola Clarke has taught mathematics across a range of levels and different qualifications for over 20 years. Her passion is for post-16 education and the majority of her experience has been with vocational learners. She was part of the team that delivered the highly regarded Mathematics Enhancement Programme which supported Functional Skills tutors to step up to teach GCSE Maths. In an FE college, Nicola was responsible for overseeing a large team of maths tutors successfully teach GCSE Maths for the first time to post-16 learners. She has also worked with Pearson for a number of years.