Teaching for Big Ideas in Mathematics

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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Outwood Institute of Education: Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend an event the following charges will apply:

Notice Period% Charge
Less than 7 days prior to the event100%
Less than 14 days prior to the event75%
Less than 28 days prior to the event50%

Cancellation more than 28 days prior to the event will be refundable. If you are able to send another colleague in your place, we will transfer the booking to a colleague with no administration charge.