1. Shanghai Showcase at Impington Village College, Cambridge CB24 9LX

In January 2019, Impington Village College hosted two Chinese teachers (as part of the Shanghai Teacher Exchange Program organised by the NCETM). They taught Year seven students using a ‘mastery’ style, promoting deep understanding.


  • an understanding of the concepts of Teaching for Mastery,
  • first-hand experience in Shanghai-style lessons,
  • insights into teaching methods that can be immediately implemented in your classroom,
  • appreciation for the differences in school systems,
  • advice for next steps.

Presentations from the Showcase

Shanghai experience

Structuring Inquiry

Shanghai TRG

Lessons can be downloaded from https://tinyurl.com/yxbhpkj5

2. Shanghai Showcase at Warboys Primary School, Huntingdon PE28 2RX 

This showcase event will be particularly useful for Senior Leaders, Subject Leaders and teachers who are interested in developing a Teaching for Mastery approach in mathematics.

Those attending will:

– Develop a greater understanding of the principles of Teaching for Mastery in mathematics.

– Observe lessons delivered by the Shanghai teachers with Year 2 and Year 5 classes.

– Participate in a post-lesson discussion and Q&A session.

Dates :

Tuesday 22nd January 2019: 9 am – 12 noon

Wednesday 23rd January 2019: 9 am – 12 noon

Thursday 24th January 2019: 9 am – 12 noon