Centres for Excellence in Maths (CfEM) was a five-year DfE-funded national improvement programme aimed at delivering sustained improvements in maths outcomes for 16-19-year-olds, up to Level 2. The project ended in March 2023.
The project focused particularly on an adapted maths mastery approach suitable for post-16 learners, based on five key principles. A randomised control trial involving 147 college sites and 7453 GCSE re-sit learners showed that learners taught according to these five principles made one month’s additional progress compared to a control group – while more deprived learners gained an additional two months progress.
Legacy resources from the project – including mastery schemes of work and lesson resources, plus research evidence – are available to access and can be found on the CfEM Resources and Evidence Hub.
ETF continue to offer a range of CPD opportunities for maths teachers and trainers, including those derived from the CfEM programme.
A suite of courses designed to meet the CPD needs of all maths practitioners in the FE and Training sector.
A calendar view of upcoming maths and English training aimed at those working across the FE and Training sector.
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