Maths Recovery

Mathematics Recovery Council UK & Ireland



Mathematics Recovery is a long established international intervention programme operating throughout the English-speaking world since 1992.

Professional development in the Maths Recovery Programme prepares teachers to approach mathematics instruction in a new way. It emphasises ongoing assessment, careful observation, gauging student's current knowledge and strategies, and building on them to increase the student's knowledge, ability and self-confidence in mathematics. It also engages teacher reflection through the use of videotape of both the assessment interviews and the teaching.

"How do I become a Maths Recovery Teacher?"

Maths Recovery Intervention Professional Development

This 8 day training programme is for teachers and experienced teaching assistants involved in mathematics intervention. It will enable teachers to become specialists in children's early mathematical development and equip them to support colleagues within the school community.

Full details of our NCETM accredited training are available in the Intervention Training 2017 (pdf)

We do offer a two day training course for classroom teachers which gives guidance and support about using Maths Recovery strategies and resources in the classroom for group and whole class teaching. This training is focussed around the text 'Teaching Number in the Classroom' 2nd edition.

For Maths Recovery training in your region see the list of scheduled events below.

Dates Course Where Availability
Nov 2017 28,29 2 Day Belfast full
Jan 2018 16,17 Day 1 & 2 Belfast spaces
March 2018 6,7 Day 3 & 4 Belfast spaces
April 2018 10,11 Day 5 & 6 Belfast spaces
May 2018 1,2 Day 7 & 8 Belfast spaces

Please complete the application form on the link for the Belfast 2 day training: Belfast 2 Day training booking form (pdf) or Belfast 2 Day training booking form (word).

Please complete the application form on the link for the Belfast 8 day training: Belfast 8 Day training booking form (pdf) or Belfast 8 training booking form (word).

In addition to the scheduled events above, training can be booked by groups of schools/local authorities/organisations (to share costs and to make up the minimum number of trainees).

If you would like to arrange Mathematics Recovery training for a minimum of 15 people, for your organisation (LA, school or other setting), please contact mathsrecovery.england@googlemail.com or complete the short survey under Training Enquiries on the contact page.

We have an excellent team of fully accredited trainers who have experience of training teachers and teaching assistants throughout the UK and who have already been involved in a national roll-out of numeracy intervention with 312 schools in the Republic of Ireland. Our Maths Recovery training has achieved the NCETM CPD Standard.

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"Really made me think about how I teach numeracy in class and I feel much more aware of where children should be, what they need to do to develop their numeracy skills and how they need to get there."

"The use of video is a really useful tool. During the course, it is great to see lessons being taught by other teachers."

"Working with colleagues on the course is a really positive experience. It’s good to know that there are other people in the same position as you and that there is always someone there to help you, if needed."

"Do not make any changes. The course is amazing."

-Recent evaluation comments from teachers in the Highlands

Mathematics Recovery Council Uk and Ireland is a not-for-profit Registered Charity (1158077). Mathematics Recovery Council Uk and Ireland is a registered trademark.