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 Numeracy

Digital Tools within Glow to Support Maths and Numeracy 

Target Audience: Practitioners supporting numeracy and maths learning in BGE from the Regional Improvement Collaborative (PKC, Dundee and Angus)

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Date and Time: 1 November 2021 4.00pm - 5.30pm   

                          20 January 202  4.00pm - 5.30pm (To be rescheduled)

  

Presenter: Jenni McKay Education Officer, Digital Skills - Education Scotland 

 

Aims & Outcomes: Focus on tools to support data, data and handling and analysis. Consider how to enhance children and young people’s digital skills, to support their learning in numeracy and maths.  Plan how to develop their own practice to ensure the progression of skills across a range of concepts. Outline effective approaches to support future learning and teaching in number and number processes using digital tools.

Enhanced knowledge and understanding of digital tools to support effective learning and teaching progression.  Networking and collaboration with colleagues across the RIC. Raise attainment by supporting practitioners to build their capacity in teaching numeracy concepts and associated skills using digital tools

 

Please take a few minutes to complete the following questionnaire to help us plan the best format for delivery of CLPL for digital learning this term: https://forms.office.com/r/mqYDkfnF2C 

Fractions, Decimal Fractions and Percentages.  This is third in a series of sessions based on the Numeracy Professional Learning Resources from Education Scotland.  Each session will be a standalone session

Target Audience: Newly Qualified and Recently Qualified Teachers(In first 4 years)supporting numeracy and maths learning within ELC, primary and secondary sectors

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Date and Time: 9 November 2021 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm

 

Presenter: Education Scotland, Education Officers, Numeracy and Mathematics Team

 

Aims & Outcomes: Reflect on their own practice in developing and promoting numeracy & mathematics.   Consider how to enhance children and young people’s numeracy skills, to support their learning across the curriculum.  Plan how to develop their own practice to ensure the progression of skills across a range of concepts.  Outline effective approaches to support future learning and teaching in number and number processes.  Highlight research to explore effective approaches to L& T.  Enhanced knowledge and understanding of effective learning and teaching progression.  Raise confidence in the planning and teaching of high-quality N& M experiences.  Opportunity for reflection to strengthen and develop practice.

 

Gender Balance in Maths (This is the fourth of a series of sessions in the National Numeracy and Mathematics Professional Learning Webinars)

Target Audience: Newly Qualified and Recently Qualified Teachers(In first 4 years)supporting numeracy and maths learning within ELC, primary and secondary sectors

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Date and Time: 7 December - 4.00pm - 5.30pm

 

Presenter: Education Scotland, Education Officers, Numeracy and Mathematics Team

 

Aims & Outcomes: Reflect on their own practice in developing and promoting gender balance in maths and numeracy.  Raise awareness of support from the Education Scotland numeracy and Maths team & National numeracy and maths PLC.  Highlight research to explore effective approaches to L&T.  Enhanced knowledge and understanding of gender balance in numeracy and maths.  Raise confidence in the planning and teaching of high-quality N& M experiences.  Opportunity for reflection to strengthen and develop practice.

Number and Number Processes. This is one of a series of sessions based on the Numeracy Professional Learning Resources from Education Scotland

Target Audience: Newly Qualified and Recently Qualified Teachers(In first 4 years)supporting numeracy and maths learning within ELC, primary and secondary sectors

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Date and Time: 27 October 2021 - 4.00pm - 5.30pm

 

Presenter: Education Scotland, Education Officers, Numeracy and Mathematics Team

 

Aims & OutcomesReflect on their own practice in developing and promoting numeracy & mathematics.   Consider how to enhance children and young people’s numeracy skills, to support their learning across the curriculum.  Plan how to develop their own practice to ensure the progression of skills across a range of concepts.  Outline effective approaches to support future learning and teaching in number and number processes.  Highlight research to explore effective approaches to L& T.  Enhanced knowledge and understanding of effective learning and teaching progression.  Raise confidence in the planning and teaching of high-quality N& M experiences.  Opportunity for reflection to strengthen and develop practice.  

Financial Education Programme

Target Audience: Suitable for all teachers (in Broad General Education

Participants will engage in 1 (x1.5 hr) online interactive session with opportunities for small group discussion with colleagues from the Tayside collaborative.   Young Enterprise Scotland aims to equip all young people with the skills to thrive in life, learning and work. This professional learning  is delivered via Teams  and is aimed at practitioners from Early Years through to Senior phase from all subject areas who wish to develop their confidence in delivering high quality financial education learning experiences. Each session will be tailored to meet the needs of the different sectors. https://yes.org.uk/financial-education.php?id=15

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Date and Time: 24 January, 7 February and 21 February 2022 - 4.00pm -5.30pm 

 

Presenter: Young Enterprise Scotland 

 

Outcomes: Increased understanding of the need for financial education across all sectors.  Skills to embed it successfully into practice.

 

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PKC Numeracy Leaders, COHORT THREE

Target Audience: The programme is aimed at literacy leaders who have been identified across Local Management Groups (LMGs) and those with a numeracy remit within individual primary and secondary schools. Practitioners who are enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in promoting numeracy across learning can also attend.

All applicants are required to discuss their application with their HT/Line Manager. A commitment to attending all parts of the programme is essential

 

The Numeracy Leader Programme provides teachers with an opportunity to participate in high quality and sustained professional learning in numeracy and undertake enquiry with other practitioners across schools/settings and Local Management Groups. It has been designed to strengthen the culture of collaboration and empowerment within and across schools/settings in Perth and Kinross to drive innovation, sharing of practice and collective improvement.  The programme runs over three years.  Participants attend a series of professional learning sessions and participate in professional reading, presentations, workshops, practical sessions, self-directed learning and practitioner enquiry across all aspects of numeracy.

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Year One Dates: (all sessions run from 9.15-4.00pm)

Friday 14 January 2022

Wednesday 2 March 2022

Wednesday 1 June 2022

 

Facilitators: Scott Haxton, Quality Improvement Officer and Denise Doig, Education Support Officer: DDoig@pkc.gov.uk

The programme is supported by colleagues from ECS and external partners, including Education Scotland.

 

The time commitment equates to three full days per year, with some additional optional drop ins if required. For 2021-22, it is anticipated that the sessions will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. Each session will involve a blend of online and offline professional learning.

 

How to apply- please sign up via My View.  Applications will close on Tuesday  14 December.

 

Aims:

  • Deepen and develop subject, curricular and pedagogic knowledge to be able to lead learners and the learning of colleagues.
  • Critically engage with a range of educational literature, research and policy to engage in practitioner enquiry.
  • Share practice, resources and ideas to take back to your setting.
  • Provide opportunity for professional discussion and reflective practice to develop expertise.

 

Outcomes:

  • Participation in a range of high quality and sustained professional learning in numeracy.
  • Increased awareness of national and local numeracy developments.
  • Networking and collaboration with colleagues across schools and LMGs to strengthen collective improvement.
  • Contribute to the development of the PKC Numeracy Strategy to improve outcomes for learners.

 

Further information about the programme can be found in this SWAY and full details here

Tayside Learning Collaborative Event - 19 January 2022

3.45pm - 5.00pm, Free informal and interactive workshop on Teams

NQT Numeracy and Maths Sign Up - Sign up here

Anyone wishing to book a space on any of these courses must do the following 

If you are a PKC Employee

Log onto My View with your pay number and password 

If you are a Partner Provider or External to PKC

You will need to complete the course application form which must be emailed to ecslearninghub@pkc.gov.uk

Course Application For - Click Here