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Purposeful Practice in Mathematics - Conference

We are pleased to be able to confirm our exciting line up of key speakers for this years maths conference.

Professor Ruth Merttens - Education Director of Hamilton Trust, an educational charity producing adaptable resources for Primary teachers. Ruth has written many training materials for the DfES Strategies, including the DfES Planning Guidance in the NNS, the Foundation materials for Mathematics and more recently, was on the advisory group working with DfE on the new Primary mathematics curriculum.

Anne Watson - Professor emeritus in the department of education at the University of Oxford, where she was a fellow of Linacre College, Oxford. Anne served on the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education and was a main author for their report on the Mathematical Needs of Learners and also became an active member of the Mathematics Expert Panel that advised on the National Curriculum.

Craig Barton - Secondary Mathematics adviser for the Times Educational Supplement (TES), and creator of the popular Mr Barton maths website and blog, which provides free resources to teachers and students all around the world, with the aim of making maths more fun and exciting for everyone. Craig is the host of the Mr Barton Maths Podcast, interviewing leading figures from the world of education, such as Dylan Wiliam, Doug Lemov, Daisy Christodoulou and Dan Meyer.

And, if that’s not enough reason to to book your place you will also have the opportunity select from a fantastic range of workshops, including:

  • Peer Mentoring - a tried and tested way to deliver quality intelligent practice
  • Practising Times Tables - embedding a mastery approach
  • Purposeful Pedagogy - embedding the CPA approach
  • Purposeful Talk for Mathematics
  • Purposeful Problem Solving
  • Purposeful Storytelling
  • Achieving Fluency through Purposeful Practice.

How to book

Please book using CPD online






Ashford International Hotel


Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford, Kent TN24 8UX



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