The NCETM Maths Podcast
The new maths GCSE: what the exam board markers found
What did the exam boards learn when they marked papers taken by around 600 000 Year 11 students in the summer? And how can this help teachers prepare students for next summer? Show notes: Taking part in the discussion are: See the NCETM’s Qualifications and Curriculum section for regular updates and news in the area of all exams and curriculum area. And this recent edition of the NCETM’s Secondary magazine for an in-depth article on addressing the reasoning and problem-solving demands...
Entry requirement for A level maths
What GCSE grade should entitle a student to get on an A level maths course? The NCETM Director, Charlie Stripp, is challenged by two secondary maths teachers to defend his assertion that a Grade 5 at GCSE is good enough. Show notes: Taking part in the discussion are: blog on post-16 mathsThe World is Maths@jemmaths@RBeckett_YDThe NCETM Maths podcast is produced by the Nat [...]