Maths and English Pipeline

We want to drive up standards in maths and English for all learners in our sector.

Our self-evaluation tools for maths and English will help you to reflect on your current skills, knowledge and teaching approaches to help you plan your own professional development. You can contact your Regional Specialist Lead for maths or English for advice, more detailed information or to get on waiting lists for past and current courses.

CPD for maths and English teachers

The following CPD courses for English & maths teachers are available to book:

Read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (PDF – 176KB).

Watch our video to hear from practitioners who have attended our maths and English courses:


Online maths & English CPD courses and resources

There are online modules to develop your personal skills and provide support for marking learners’ work. These will be of particular interest to vocational FE and college teachers and teachers of Functional Skills who are now required to teach GCSE.

There are six modules each for maths and English, available now on Foundation Online Learning.

Our Strategic Guide supports leaders and managers to deliver GCSE maths and English to the 16-19 cohort. It incorporates a Health Check Toolkit and case studies. Working with our delivery partners, we have also produced guidance and resources for senior leaders and governors to help increase GCSE maths and English capacity in the post-16 sector.

The Excellence Gateway is home to some superb resources such as the four good practice case studies of further education and skills providers offering 16–19 study programmes: published by Ofsted. Recent additions include guides to teaching maths in vocational settings and Unlocking Maths to support the teaching of maths in prisons. The reformed GCSE Maths specification includes new topics and there are five short films showing effective practice as well as five short films showing the teaching of maths in five vocational areas.