Tutors' Guild guide to Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Maths
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Tutors' Guild guide to Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Maths

Explaining the key changes to the GCSE (9-1) Maths specification, redeveloped in 2015
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Last updated 9/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course, you should be confident in your understanding of the GCSE (9-1) Pearson Edexcel specification, including the many, significant changes that were introduced in both Foundation Tier and Higher Tier as part of the overhaul of the specification in 2015. This will allow you to deliver effective, targeted tutoring sessions and maximise your students' chances of success in their upcoming exams.
Requirements
  • You should be someone who tutors students in preparation for taking GCSE (9-1) Maths, Foundation or Higher Tier. This course focuses on Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Maths, the most popular awarding body for this qualification. If your student is going to be taking GCSE (9-1) Maths with a different awarding body, this course may not be as relevant for you as a tutor.
  • It will be helpful to have a broad understanding of how exam papers are structured and marked before taking this course, to gain the maximum value from it.
Description

This course has been designed specifically for tutors. You may be a private tutor, or a parent who tutors your own children. It explains the many critical changes in the 2015 specification for the Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Maths course. Upon completion, you should be comfortable in understanding what key changes have been made from the 2010 specification.

Who this course is for:
  • Tutors who are preparing one or more students for taking GCSE (9-1) Maths with the Pearson Edexcel awarding body.
  • Parents who are planning to tutor their own children for the GCSE (9-1) Maths from the Pearson Edexcel awarding body.
Course content
Expand all 14 lectures 01:01:49
+ Introduction
3 lectures 02:43

A brief welcome to the course.

Preview 00:38

Introducing Pearson, Edexcel and the Tutors' Guild.

Preview 00:36

This video introduces the course and explains how to get the most out of it.

Preview 01:29
+ A summary of the changes in the 2015 specification
2 lectures 12:43

This video introduces this section.

Introduction video to the summary of the changes in the 2015 specification
00:12

This video explains in detail, a summary of the changes in the 2015 specification.

N.B. Please note that in the description between 05.50 and 06.25 of this lecture, it is the first 20 marks of the higher tier paper and the last 20 marks of the foundation (NOT higher) tier paper that are the same and are targeted towards grades 4 and 5. This is correctly stated in the accompanying transcript to this lecture. We apologise for any confusion this may cause.

A summary of the changes in the 2015 specification
12:31
+ Changes to content
2 lectures 09:02

This video introduces this section.

Introduction video to changes to content
00:27

This video explains in detail, the main changes to the content in the 2015 specification.

Changes to content
08:35
+ The new assessment structure
2 lectures 12:16

This video introduces this section.

Introduction video to the new assessment structure
00:14

This video explains in detail, the main changes to the assessment structure in the 2015 specification.

The new assessment structure
12:02
+ Grading the new exams and tiering of entry
2 lectures 04:38

This video introduces this section.

Introduction to grading the new exams and tiering of entries
00:20

This video explains in detail, the new grading system and structure, as well as how entries are tiered, in the 2015 specification.

Grading the new exams and tiering of entry
04:18
+ Chief Examiner's report and feedback
2 lectures 19:44

This video introduces this section.

Introduction video to the Chief Examiner's report and feedback
00:22

This video explains, in detail, the key feedback points from the Chief Examiner's report about the first time the 2015 exams were sat by students: the summer 2017 exams.

Preview 19:22
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 00:43

This video is the conclusion to the course. It shows how the course has delivered its objectives.

Conclusion
00:43