Additional Diploma in Teaching Numeracy in the Post-16 Sector

Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
London, United Kingdom
Advanced Diploma
Study mode
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 1,705

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  •  At least four hours of maths (numeracy) teaching a week over the academic year;
  • A sound general education including GCSE in English (grade C or above) or equivalent Level 2 qualification;
  • A full teacher training qualification (eg DTLLS)
  • A pass in the initial assessment test
  • Someone who is willing to act as a mentor at institution of choice.


Topics studied include:

  • The social context of numeracy
  • Factors that affect learning of numeracy, including SLDs and other barriers
  • The language of maths, terminology and notation
  • Theories of teaching and learning in maths and numeracy
  • Teaching mathematical concepts
  • Mathematical problem solving
  • Assessing learners' needs, goals and expectations
  • Planning learning programmes for numeracy
  • Current assessment policy and practice
  • Using the assessment cycle and other forms of assessment
  • Developing resources
  • Meeting outcomes and learners' expectations

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