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Disciplinary literacy in KS3 mathematics


This course

This online training involves two hour-long sessions and introduces teachers to interactive discussion and vocabulary activities for mathematics learning

Autumn term dates TBC

Course content

During the course staff will:

  • Understand what is meant by disciplinary literacy in mathematics
  • Use evidence from research to investigate effective literacy strategies for speaking, reading and vocabulary development in mathematics
  • Explore strategies for improving comprehension of multi-stage word problems
  • Identifying and using command words in mathematics
  • Developing and designing spoken tasks


Teachers of mathematics at KS3 who teach groups with weaker communication skills. It may also support higher-level teaching assistants working with SEN and EAL learners in maths lessons

For more information, download the course agenda.


  • £120 for a single ticket

Please contact Nisha Tank for more information and costings for an in-person booking