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Specialist Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (SKTM) – Primary Early Career Teachers

Develop mathematical subject knowledge and pedagogy

Who can take part?

Phase 1 Communities in this project are for those identified as Early Career Teachers – teachers in their first or second year of teaching. Phase 2 Communities are for those in the early part of their careers. They will have engaged with Phase 1 before engaging with this phase.

What is involved?

Two maths-specific subject knowledge projects are available to support primary Early Career Teachers (ECTs) – one is for ECTs who have not yet participated in this project and one is for those who participated in 2022/23. Both projects offer high-quality subject knowledge and pedagogy maths support for ECTs, recognising the requirements of the ECF.

Communities of ECTs will be formed in these projects, allowing for collaboration and practice-sharing. In both projects, teachers will design effective learning and teaching in maths, and review and analyse their practice.


  • Your pupils will be seen to elaborate when responding to questions, showing that their answer stems from a secure understanding
  • You will identify essential concepts, knowledge, skills within the topic area and provide opportunity for all pupils to learn and master these critical components
  • You will develop an understanding of approaches to assess pupils’ prior learning, so that learning sequences are planned to take this into account

What is the cost?

The SKTM Primary Early Career Teachers Programme is fully funded by the Maths Hubs Programme so is free to participating schools.

*The London Central and West Maths Hub reserves the right to charge a £75 fee for non-attendance to the sessions or for cancellations to any of the sessions with less than 1 weeks’ notice.**

Dates and links to apply

Phase One Work Group with Valentina Wilkins APPLY NOW

Session 1 – Thursday 7th December 2023, 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 2 – Thursday 25th January 2024, 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 3 – Thursday 18th April 2024. 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 4 – Thursday 20th June 2024, 9:30-3:00pm

Phase Two Work Group with Valentina Wilkins APPLY NOW

Session 1 – Thursday 23rd November 2023, 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 2 – Thursday 18th January 2024, 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 3 – Thursday 14th March 2024, 9:30am-3:00pm

Session 4 – Thursday 13th June 2024, 9:30am-3:00pm

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