This workshop is designed to support NQTs to plan in a focused, effective and efficient manner. Requirements regarding planning, preparation and recording of progress are discussed and clarified. This workshop uses the guidelines for long-term planning and short- term planning and provides examples of planning templates which can be used to support NQTs’ work over the year. Opportunities to discuss strategies and share ideas will be a central element of this workshop.

The focus of this workshop is the practical implementation of the principles of good mathematics teaching in everyday classroom practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of number sense, mathematical language, problem-solving skills, and mental and oral maths activities in the classroom. ** LITERACY AND NUMERACY FOR LEARNING AND LIFE: The National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011‐2020 (DES:2011) is a key reference document for this workshop.