Department of Education

SKE Mathematics

This course is intended for graduates interested in teaching Mathematics at secondary school level but need to develop their subject knowledge in order to do so. It is funded by the National College for Teaching and Leadership and, therefore, free to participants.

Course Leader: Irene Dallaway Gonzalez

Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) for Mathematics is available as a short or medium-length course. It is taught by a range of practitioners who will demonstrate good teaching practice applicable in a real classroom setting. You will learn critical concepts and deepen your understanding of Mathematics, improving your skills through a variety of activities including workshops, seminars and independent, as well as group, study. 

Course dates for the academic year 2013/14 are as follows:

  • Medium-length enhancement course: Monday 24 March - Friday 25 July, 2014
  • Short enhancement course: Monday 30 June - Friday 25 July, 2014

Course days run from 9am till 4pm.

Both courses are funded by the National College for Teaching and Leadership and are therefore free to participants.

For more information, see the Promotional Flyer: SKE Mathematics 2014 [DOCX 106.72KB].

Entry requirements

  • An A/AS level in Mathematics**
  • A degree in any subject - although preferably one with a mathematical element, eg. Economics, Psychology, etc
  • A passion for Mathematics

** those without an A/AS level (or equivalent level grade) qualification in Mathematics may be considered on a case-by-case basis

Queries and applications

To apply for a place on either the short or medium-length SKE Mathematics course, please complete the SKE Application Form: 2014 [DOCX 152.67KB] and send it to:

ITE Admissions (SKE)
School of Education and Social Work
Essex House
University of Sussex
Falmer
BN1 9QN
E: iteadmissions@sussex.ac.uk