find your perfect postgrad program
Search our Database of 30,000 Courses

University of Plymouth: Mathematics Education

Institution University of Plymouth View institution profile
Department Plymouth Institute of Education View department profile
Web www.plymouth.ac.uk
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme is a fully online masters degree in mathematics education, the first such course based in a UK University, based on the expertise and experience of staff in the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT); this is a research and development centre dedicated to helping and supporting teachers of mathematics in the Primary, Secondary and Tertiary sectors of education.

The key features include professional development innovations, supported through working with colleagues using Japanese-style lesson study for review, evaluation and sustainability.

These innovative and motivating strategies for teaching and learning mathematics will be based on video clips from the UK and, in particular, Finland, Japan and New Zealand and designed to help participants and their colleagues design and implement inspiring and motivating lessons.

We will help and encourage our participants to increase their knowledge and understanding through an appreciation of the main mathematical concepts that underpin mathematical progress of learners.

Participants will gain expertise as a reflective practitioner, understanding of how to see a lesson through the eyes of the learner with an ability to use appropriate techniques and intervention strategies in teaching and learning situations.

We also expect them to gain transferable skills in engaging and motivating both learners and other teachers, using lesson study principles to facilitate, evaluate and sustain innovation and apply their teaching and learning skills in new teaching situations. This will enhance their leadership skills in mathematics education for schools and colleges as well as an ability to sustain their own and colleagues innovative and effective mathematics teaching.

MA

Plymouth University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Transform your world by joining our Postgraduate community at the University of Plymouth. 

Why Plymouth?
“I would recommend the University of Plymouth without a doubt. The quality of teaching was amazing. I got so much more out of my studies than I expected.” Jayne, MA Human Resource Management graduate

We placed top 10 in the 2019 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

We’re rated Silver by the Teaching Excellence Framework, meaning that we consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.

We were the FIRST university in the world to have …

View Profile

Not what you are looking for?

Browse other courses in Adult education, Educational studies, Teacher education, Mathematics or Child studies, or search our comprehensive database of postgrad programs.

Scholarship Opportunity with Postgrad.com

Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.

Click here