Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Provides an opportunity for motivated and academically capable teachers to re-train in a learning area of great demand. All units include a strong and consistent emphasis on Australian Curriculum content and best teaching practice for late primary and early secondary students in Australian schools. This specialisation provides a refresher and a consolidation of content skills in mathematics up to and including Year 10. It also closely examines the learning needs of students as they transition in mathematics from primary to secondary school.
4 units: 60 credit points
- Teaching Lower Secondary Maths
- Transition Mathematics: Geometric Thinking for Years 5 to 8
- Curriculum Perspectives: Number and Chance and Data
- Transition Mathematics: Early Algebraic Thinking for Years 5 to 8
Standard entry requirements
University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have completed a four-year teaching qualification. Alternatively applicants can have a three-year degree and a Graduate Diploma of Education, with equivalents considered. Additionally applicants must demonstrate a satisfactory achievement in Mathematics Applications ATAR, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can demonstrate a satisfactory achievement in WACE Mathematics 2A/2B, with equivalents considered.
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Related career: Secondary mathematics teacher