Teaching Statistics

Teaching Statistics (TS) is a professional development course for teachers wishing to develop their own subject knowledge and classroom practice. There are two modules, TS1 and TS2. TS1 covers the statistics content in the new A level Mathematics. TS2 covers a selection of the statistics content that is included in the new Further Mathematics A levels.

Course Structure

    Teaching Statistics can be studied in two ways:
  • as a Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) certificated professional development course;
  • As part of a Postgraduate Certificate in Post 16 Mathematics Education which carries 60 CAT points at Masters level, through the University of Plymouth.The PGCertP-16ME is a qualification in its own right but, once completed successfully, if you wish to continue your studies, these credits can be transferred into the MEd progamme thus allowing you to complete a full Masters in Education.
  • The teaching statistics courses aim to enable participants:

    • to gain a deep understanding of statistics as a problem-solving discipline
    • to develop statistical modelling skills
    • to develop confidence in working with real data sets using software
    • to improve statistical subject knowledge
    • to build on existing pedagogical skills

    TS1

    TS1 provides the opportunity for sustained professional development. The course is scheduled over a 5 month period and consists of:

    • two face-to-face study days
    • a series of live, online sessions
    • dedicated web-based teaching and learning resources
    • There are additional study days and support for those undertaking the PG Cert.

    Who should apply?

    TS1 is designed for teachers who are anticipating teaching the statistics content of the new 2017 A Level . You may be:

    • an experienced teacher who wishes to learn more about statistics;
    • someone not currently teaching in a school who wishes to undertake an extensive professional development course to prepare for future employment;
    • seeking to gain a qualification that will give you more options in the future;
    • wanting to develop your own subject knowledge to enable you to confidently and competently teach statistics;
    • a teacher who has completed Teaching Advanced Mathematics (TAM), Teaching Further Mathematics (TFM) or Teaching Mechanics (TM)

    Course Dates and Application

    TS1 (starting in March 2018) is now open for applications. Please complete the online application form if you wish to apply.

    Please read the Frequently asked questions, Stages in the application process and the TS1 course information. If you would like more information about the course please contact Paul Chillingworth.


    TS2

    TS2, starting in March 2018, will cover the statistics content of the new Further Mathematics A level.

    TS2 provides the opportunity for sustained professional development. The course is scheduled over a 5 month period and consists of:

    • two face-to-face study days
    • a series of live, online sessions
    • dedicated web-based teaching and learning resources
    • There are additional study days and support for those undertaking the PG Cert.

    Who should apply?

    TS2 is designed for teachers who are anticipating teaching the statistics content of the new 2017 Further Maths A Level. You may be:

    • a teacher who has completed the TS1 course and wish to extend your knowledge;
    • an experienced teacher who wishes to learn more about statistics;

    Course Dates and Application

    TS2 (starting in March 2018) is now open for applications. Please complete the online application form if you wish to apply.

    Please read the Frequently asked questions, Stages in the application process and the TS2 course information. If you would like more information about the course please contact Paul Chillingworth.