Jo is currently Assistant Head at St. Pauls Cray Primary School, leading on EYFS. Jo has worked with groups on development of Early mathematical Language and is extremely passionate and dedicated to improving the life chances of all young children.
She is currently the Early Years leader at Manor Oak Primary School. Teresa is a Specialist Leader of Education in Early Years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience across Early Years. She has experience working collaboratively in leading Early Years Hub projects and is dedicated to improving the life chances of all young children.
Jo is currently the Improvement and Development adviser at the Octavo Partnership in Croydonand has over twenty years’ classroom experience in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. She now works as a maths adviser providing support and training to Croydon schools. Recent work includes: supporting mathematics subject leaders; developing mathematical reasoning; helping schools to develop a teaching for mastery approach; and leading a SSIF funded project focused on the use of coaching and video technology to improve teaching. Jo also led a Maths Hub Work Group last year focused on improving SEND provision in maths.
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Teaching for Mastery, Focused Issue: Lesson Design
Gill brings over 20 years’ experience of teaching mathematics in 11-18 schools in South England where she has held posts of Head of Maths, Advanced Skills Teacher, Leading Maths Teacher for East Sussex and, Leading Practitioner for Specialist Schools Trust. Gill’s been fortunate to have been inspired by amazing mathematics educators and to be part of great initiatives to improve mathematics education and feels so lucky that this inspiration to improve maths education continues through the work of the Maths Hubs.
Year 5-8 Continuity/Developing Secondary Subject Leadership
Alison has been involved in primary education in various roles for around 20 years. As a class teacher and senior teacher, she led maths, assessment and music in a number of schools. For many years, she was a Primary Strategy Mathematics Consultant in Surrey and also spent two years lecturing at The University of Brighton on their ITT courses in maths. The combination of these roles allowed her to explore how children learn and how teachers teach from many perspectives.
Effective use of tools and resources across Year 6 and Year 7
Louise trained as a secondary PE and maths teacher and has experience with teaching a variety of subjects, across both the Primary and Secondary sectors. Over a period of ten years, she has held several middle and senior leadership roles within the Harris Federation. Louise became a Mastery Specialist in 2015 and supported various schools in implementing teaching for mastery in their curriculum. Since 2018, she has solely focused on training and developing staff, designing KS3 intervention/catch-up programmes and supporting students using key strategies which promote the ideologies of the maths mastery concept.
Effective use of manipulatives in a Secondary setting
Christopher is Currently a Maths Consultant for the Harris Federation, he started his career teaching career in East Manchester, before moving to Canada for a year to teach in a children’s hospital and an adult learning centre. He then moved to South East London and progressed to Head of Department at an inner city school before moving up to Cambridgeshire to become an Assistant Headteacher with pastoral responsibilities.
Challenging Topics at GCSE
Jesse is currently teaching and leading on Core Maths at Alexandra Park School and is a STEM lead teacher. Last year he supported the Core Maths Work Group for North London teachers offering his classroom for participants to experience contextualised problem-solving alongside his students. Alexandra Park School is the lead teaching school in the New River Teaching Alliance.
Bola Abiloye is an experienced mathematics teaching and learning adviser and has experience of working as Local Authority maths adviser, independent adviser and regional maths adviser for London North. Bola has also worked on the Cornerstone mathematics project focused on developing the pedagogy for use of technology / dynamic geometry with LKL - UCL. She has also run a number of Work Groups recently.