Christchurch - Louise Pennington - Going Deeper with Numicon

Thursday 19 March 2020
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

This course is designed for Maths Leads in schools (Primary, Intermediate & Secondary), Maths consultants and those wanting to join our team of Numicon Consultants. Over the two days Louise will be covering current research behind teaching and learning of Mathematics, Why Numicon works, Leading and Implementing Numicon in your school with a focus on Years 4 - 8. The value of this course ensures long term success with Numicon in your school. Last time Louise came in 2018 we were so inspired by her teaching, knowledge of maths and the success of the Numicon Approach. Places are limited. The fee does not include accommodation, but does include meals during the day and one dinner.

Louise is the Professional Development leader for Mathematics and Numicon at Oxford University Press.

She started her career as a teacher, became a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Co-coordinator and Local Authority (LA) lead maths and specialist teacher; later leading the Local Authority Special Needs Teaching team supporting teachers, parents, children and young people.

She has worked for a national not-for-profit organisation that transforms the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people and delivered the National Award for SENCOs as an associate Tutor for Manchester Metropolitan University.

Recently accepted as a Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching, Louise has been working as an independent consultant in the field of SEND and maths difficulties and was a lead Numicon consultant and author – she co-authored the Numicon Breaking Barriers publication and the Numicon Pupil Books, also contributing activities to the MyMaths online teaching and homework website. Louise has also had a number of articles focusing on primary mathematics published.

Louise has recently worked with a team of teachers in Shanghai on a Maths Exchange programme.

Louise passionately believes that every learner can reach their potential through innovative and engaging teaching which utilises multi-sensory techniques and approaches.

Oxford University Press

Venue: Commodore Airport Hotel, 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch

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