Teaching for Big Ideas in Mathematics

Thursday 8th June 2017 (9.00am– 3:00pm)
Outwood Institute of Education Conference Centre, Adwick, Doncaster, DN6 7EQ

Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT and Subject Leaders are invited to attend FREE* PD with Mike Askew, Independent Primary Mathematics Expert.

The session, sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Yorkshire And Humber Maths Hub, offers the opportunity to attend a free full day of professional development, looking in detail at:

  • What is a Big Idea?
  • What are some Big Ideas in Mathematics?
  • Planning and Teaching Mathematics with a Focus on Big Ideas.

Numbers will be limited (max 2 delegates per school) so please book early by completing the booking form below.

There will be a non-profit charge of £10.41 made by the organiser to cover the cost of the venue and refreshments


Mike Askew is an internationally renowned expert in Primary mathematics education who believes that all pupils can act as mathematicians, given rich, engaging and challenging problems to reason about.
Mike has taught at all levels and has led research projects and writing throughout the world, including “Effective Teachers of Numeracy in Primary Schools” (TTA) and Nuffield funded projects including “Raising Attainment in Numeracy” and “Mental Calculations: Interpretations and Implementation”. Following his role as Professor of Education at King’s College London, Mike has spent the last 4 years as Professor of Primary Education at Monash University, Melbourne.

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Save the dates!

Tuesday 27th June 2017

Maths Hub Celebration & Impact Event at the Outwood Institute of Education Conference Centre, Adwick, Doncaster, DN6 7EQ, 9:30 -15:30.

Who should attend?

  • Primary and secondary senior leaders and maths leads.
  • Maths SLEs.
  • Primary and secondary teachers of maths.
  • Senior maths leads from LAs, HEIs, and MATs.

2016 / 2017 Work Groups and Projects

The Expression of Interest Forms for various Work Groups and National Projects for the Yorkshire and Humber Maths Hub are listed below for information purposes only.

If you would like to be involved, or would like further details on any of our work groups and projects, please visit our Projects page or contact us here.