Our NRICH programme has launched a new initiative to help schools prioritise problem-solving in maths. The NRICH Problem-Solving Schools programme will offer free resources, advice and teacher professional development training.
The Plus Editors, Dr Marianne Freiberger and Rachel Thomas, have received an award for their work in supporting the communication of mathematical concepts to policy-makers and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our NRICH mathematics education project is celebrating 25 years of support for schools, teachers, students and parents. NRICH focuses on developing problem-solving, supporting every stage of school education with free online resources for ages 3-19 and their teachers.
Plus has been working with the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology on a major documentary series for Discovery+. In over 20 short episodes the Universe Unravelled series explores what we already know about the Universe, what cosmologists are working on right now, and what they hope to find out in the future.
Sadly, due to COVID-19 the Cambridge Science Festival has been cancelled and our Hands-On Maths Fair scheduled for Saturday 21 March 2020 will not take place. However, you can still explore many of our family maths activities and games at home through our NRICH and Wild Maths websites.
For the 4th year running, NRICH is working in collaboration with the Tower Hamlets Education Partnership to support schools, teachers and pupils in the borough. Over the course of the 2019/20 academic year, NRICH staff are leading a series of linked face-to-face professional development days for primary teachers from schools in Tower Hamlets, exploring effective ways of developing problem-solving, reasoning and fluency - the key aims of the primary curriculum - in their classrooms.