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Talk4maths 20/04/18
Friday 20th April 2018, & 18/05/18 9am-12pm

Who is it for:

Mathematics subject leaders / maths teachers.

Areas Covered:

Talk4maths is a training course for primary schools, that takes place over two half days with an in-school gap task. This practical, interactive course focuses on problem-solving skills and fluency across the age range and in all mathematical strands. It supports schools to address the three aims of the National Curriculum and places talk at the heart of learning.

Course Outcomes:

  • Have a clearer understanding of how to use and apply mathematics and how to use talk to embed problem-solving.
  • Look at Speaking and Listening techniques and link these to reasoning, enquiry, ‘creating a picture’ (representing) and communicating under the broader problem-solving heading.
  • Understand the T.E.C.C. Model for word problems.
  • Learn new ideas / approaches to take back into school in order to develop whole-school practice.
  • Receive useful practical resources.
  • Gain an opportunity to be reflective.

Dates: 10 November 2017 and 1 December 2017

 Duration:  two half days, 9am-12pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email liz.richardson@leicester.gov.uk 


£75 per delegate from Leicester City Council maintained schools.

£95 per delegate from non-maintained schools.


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1613
Date: Friday 20th April 2018
Time: & 18/05/18 9am-12pm
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£95 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: LCI Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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