An exciting initiative which plans eventually to build a permanent Mathematics Discovery Centre in England. It will host events and do outreach – great idea.
The National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges (NANAMIC) provides professional development for numeracy and mathematics teachers and is a voice for the post-16 learning and skills sector.
“We want to eradicate low level numeracy among adults and children, and create more positive attitudes to maths and numeracy. To achieve this, we aim to influence public policy, change public attitudes and win support among business, education and community organisations.” Website here.
This website is from a Cambridge-based organisation, specialising in rich tasks for both primary and secondary school children. An excellent source of problem-solving tasks with notes for teachers.
The RSS exists to share and promote best practice in the gathering and use of statistics.
To co-incide with Maths Week England, the Science Museum group is producing a range of workshops and resources. Here is a KS1 example that you can try out at home or at school.
The ATM are a fantastic, classroom-facing organisation whose five stated aims are
- encouraging increased understanding and enjoyment of mathematics
- encouraging increased understanding of how people learn mathematics
- encouraging the sharing and evaluation of teaching and learning strategies and practices
- promoting the exploration of new ideas and possibilities
- initiating and contributing to discussion of and developments in mathematics education at all levels
Check them out here.
The MA do amazing work among the maths community, including producing the excellent Primary Mathematics Journal and the Primary Maths Challenge amongst other things. Their website is here.
The RI run amazing masterclasses for maths and science, popular with schools and home educators alike.