About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Further study
School of Melbourne Custom Programs
Dr Vicki Steinle
|Award title||Professional Certificate in Mathematics Education (Primary)|
|Year & campus||2018 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||25 credit points|
|Duration||6 months part-time|
This course will focus on the mathematics pedagogical content knowledge required to teach the Australian mathematics curriculum for Foundation to Year 6. The course will consider the proficiency strands of Understanding, Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving across the content strands of Number and Algebra; Measurement and Geometry; Statistics and Probability. Links will be made between classroom practice and research into the teaching and learning of mathematics.
Subjects will be delivered via a ‘blended learning’ approach, including face-to-face intensives, as well as on-line learning. Online communities will support collaboration between participants throughout the course.
This course is designed for qualified primary and secondary teachers looking to develop their mathematics pedagogical content knowledge for the teaching of Foundation to Year 6 mathematics, or to take a leading role in mathematics teaching in their school. Completion of this course also positions participants for further studies in education.
Last updated: 18 December 2020