Teaching Further Mathematics (TFM) is a professional development course for teachers wishing to develop their own subject knowledge and classroom practice in teaching A level Further Mathematics. The TFM course covers material from all Further Mathematics specifications. The course aims to enable teachers to:
TFM is a blended course which comprises dedicated web-based learning resources, scheduled live online tutorials and face-to-face study days.
Each unit is scheduled over half-year period. TFM1 is a pre-requisite for TFM2. After completing TFM1 delegates have to option to continue with TFM2 and complete the whole course. Alternatively, delegates can just study TFM1 and gain certification for TFM1 only.
TFM is designed for A level Mathematics teachers who are currently teaching Further Mathematics or who wish to teach it at some point in the near future. Suitable applicants would include:
Applications for TFM1 (starting in July 2018) are now open.
Please submit an online application if you wish to apply for a place on this course.
Use the button below to access sample CPD resources, including for the TFM course.
Please contact Sharon Tripconey, TFM Course Leader, if you have any queries about the TFM course.
"TFM is the single most inspiring thing that's having biggest impact upon my teaching this year."
"I will be using my learning from this course next year when I am establishing a Further Maths course. TFM has been instrumental in me being able to do this."
".... made things clear and inspired further thought"
"Actually made me think about how to deliver a subject rather than just teach from the book"
".. it was nice to spend a day on maths with like-minded people"
"The course was fantastic and I have used so many of the resources"
"This has been the best Maths experience in 20 years."
"Genuinely been so impressed with TFM1&2 and have loved taking part. My teaching is heaps better for it"
If you need help accessing an online classroom for an FMSP course please see:
Online Classroom Support
Schools and Colleges can submit an online request to register with the Further Mathematics Support Programme. It is free to do so and there are many benefits.
To find out about the FMSP in your area please select a region from the map below: