Mathematics PLD

Do your students have the mathematical skills to learn across the curriculum?

Why focus on mathematics as part of your professional learning plan

Mathematics is important to students’ ability to make progress in their learning. Students need to develop skills in all aspects of mathematics. Sometimes your teachers need to improve their skills in teaching mathematics. Our mathematics PLD focuses on just this.

What might mathematics professional learning focus on?

We can support teachers to develop effective research-based pedagogy to engage and empower learners.

Our consultants support teachers to:

  • support students to develop the mathematical knowledge and skills to successfully meet the criteria identified in the New Zealand Curriculum

  • notice and respond to students’ mathematics learning needs through teaching as inquiry

  • help students develop skills in all aspects of numeracy, fundamental to their ability to make progress

  • make maths an exciting and worthwhile adventure

  • develop the potential of using technology appropriately to enrich, empower and accelerate learning

  • develop culturally responsive mathematics teaching

  • keep a focus on student achievement and acceleration towards ‘closing the gap’

  • NCEA numeracy requirements.

How we work with you

  • We respond to your needs We recognise that no two schools or kura are the same. With you, we’ll plan an approach that fits your needs and budget.

  • We bring specialised curriculum knowledge We use our mathematics pedagogical content knowledge ito develop your teachers capabilities.

  • We have wide experience and expertise in working with the New Zealand Curriculum 

  • The right consultant We have over 40 consultants. We’ll be sure to find exactly the right person to meet your needs.