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During the application and recruitment process, you will be advised of the best route for you. Details of the specific content of the Mathematics SKE and TTEP are given below.

Stage 1: Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) – 100% online

Where identified during selection and recruitment you may complete an 8, 12, 16, 20 or 28-week. This is delivered online so you can manage these hours around your other commitments.  This course is 100 % distance learning and comes with a personal tutor. The course is free and attracts a bursary of £200 per week for eligible trainees. The content of the Mathematics SKE is made up of the following topics and modules:


Number Ratio
Proportion and Rates of Change
Algebra 1 & 2
Geometry and Measures 1 & 2
Statistics 1 & 2


Algebra, Quadratics and Coordinate Geometry Differentiation
Curve Sketching and Trigonometry
Series, Vectors and Complex Numbers
Differential Equations and Further Integration Statistics

Stage 2: Becoming a Great Mathematics Teacher - online and in-school

The Teacher Training Enhancement Programme (TTEP) is a flexible online course to support your teacher training year. The content of the Mathematics TTEP course is made up of the following modules and topics:

Professional Studies 1

What is Education
Application of the Theories of Learning
Introduction to the Teachers’ Standards
Lesson Planning
Questioning Skills
Ideas for Starters and Plenaries
Activities for Learning
Behaviour Management 1
Assessment and AfL
Differentiation and Inclusive Practice
Staging Debates and Role-plays
Impacts and Presence
Getting the Best out of your Placements

Professional Studies 2

Behaviour Management 2
Tracking Progress and Using Data
Using Language to Influence
The Pastoral Role
Safeguarding - Child Protection
Safeguarding - e-safety
Moving from Good to Outstanding
Communicating with Parents
Working with other Professionals
Beyond the Classroom
Personal and Professional Conduct
Evaluation and Reflection
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Subject Studies

The Mathematics National Curriculum
Activities for Teaching Mathematics
Constructing Understanding in Mathematics
Challenging Misconceptions in Mathematics
Mathematics Mastery
Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving
Modelling Good Mathematics Teaching – Fractions
Modelling Good Mathematics Teaching – Multiplication
Mathematics Mind-sets
Assessment in Mathematics
Differentiation in Mathematic