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Mastering Maths with Dr Helen Drury
Tue 6 December 2016, 17:00 – 19:00 GMT
Everyone interested in ensuring that all children enjoy and succeed in mathematics, regardless of background.
Find out how Mathematics Mastery is achieving its mission to transform mathematics education in the UK - working in partnership to empower and equip schools to deliver world-class mathematics teaching.
Dr Helen Drury is a leading expert on mathematics education and was a member of the 2014 National Curriculum drafting group. As a pioneer of the mastery approach in the UK, Dr Drury founded Mathematics Mastery in 2011. Under her leadership, the partnership programme has grown in five years from 30 schools to 367 schools across the country. She is also the author of a book, ‘Mastering Mathematics’, published by Oxford University Press.
Mathematics Mastery was the first organisation in the UK to adapt a Singapore style of mathematics teaching for UK schools. It remains the only partnership programme of its kind.
As a teacher, Helen taught maths and studied mathematics education in diverse inner city comprehensives. Whilst remaining a classroom practitioner she carried out research with Oxford University and the Open University, and was awarded a PhD in mathematics education.
Q: Are the MAT Lectures free to attend?
A: Yes, however you must register in advance via Eventbrite.
Q: Can I just turn up on the day?
A: Places are limited, so it is important that you register in advance via Eventbrite.
Q: Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
A: Please bring proof of registration, either through a printed or electronic copy of the ticket.
Q: Is Parking available on site?
A: Onsite parking spaces are limited, however there is street parking in the vicinity. As an alternative please consider public transport.
Q: I would like to travel to the MAT Lectures on public transport, what are my options?
A: The number 76 bus leaves from the Haymarket bus stop in the city centre and stops at Hareclive Road, which is within walking distance of Merchants’ Academy. If you are arriving via train in to Bristol Temple Meads, you can pick up the number 76 bus from Redcliff Hill bus stop.
Q: What are the timings of the event?
A: Registration and networking begins at 5pm. The lecture will begin promptly at 5:30pm, followed by Q&A with the audience. We expect the event to close by 7pm.
Q: I have further questions how can I contact you?