What is Teaching for Mastery?

Teaching for mastery is a broad concept that encompasses educational beliefs as well as pedagogical practices. Ultimately, the aim is to teach mathematics in such a way that all pupils can achieve a deep and adaptable understanding of the subject.

Below are a number of useful links that will provide further information about teaching for mastery.

 

The Essence of Maths Teaching for Mastery

A one page document that concisely outlines the core principles of teaching for mastery.

 

Five Big Ideas in Teaching for Mastery

The 'five big ideas' outline the core aspects of teaching for mastery pedagogy.

 

Teaching for Mastery Evidence Base

This page provides some of the evidence base that the teaching for mastery approach is based upon.