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Mathematics in Primary School

duration Duration: 1 teaching period

unit code Unit Code: EDU70010

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 12 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit prepares pre-service teachers to plan, teach and assess Mathematics in the primary classroom. In this unit pre-service teachers will gain knowledge of the principles, practices and curriculum context of teaching and learning Mathematics. An emphasis will be placed on the use of ICT to support mathematical teaching and learning.


  • Relevant national and/or state or territory curriculum
  • Contemporary pedagogical approaches and methods of teaching Mathematics, including the use of ICT
  • Mathematical concepts
  • Principles of planning and assessing within Mathematics
  • Strategies for assessing student learning, including the importance and functions of moderation and providing feedback to enhance learning

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