Mathematics Education

This pathway is aimed at mathematics teachers and other professionals working in mathematics education.

Our key emphasis is on professional development. We will help you to:

  • develop your teaching skills
  • update your mathematics
  • research key issues in your teaching
  • link theory and practice
  • discover the latest research in the field of Mathematics Education.

The programme supports you to work on a diverse range of issues from your professional practice, in areas such as teaching and learning, curriculum design and development, assessment and the use of ICT in an educational setting. There is also an Optional Unit that will allow you to update your mathematics subject knowledge, as well as mathematics for teaching being present in all Core Units. The course is tailored specifically to meet the needs of mathematics teachers and requires some professional teaching experience or equivalent experience such as working as a learning support assistant for mathematics or visiting mathematics classrooms as a researcher. This programme has been accredited as meeting the Quality Mark of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) and their Continuing Professional Development Standard.

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