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Lower School Mathematics for Out-of-Field Teachers

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Curtin’s Professional Learning Hub invites teachers who are new to lower secondary mathematics to a one-day workshop.

Event details

If you’re new to teaching maths, this workshop will explore topics within the mathematics curriculum and experiment with inquiry-style teaching, hands-on activities and software.

Friday 17 November 2017
9am - 3pm
Building 501, Curtin University Kent Street, Bentley
Standard: $300. Current Curtin staff/students: $150. Includes lunch and any materials needed for the workshop.

In a high school?  Not originally trained as a maths teacher?  Has your principal asked you to teach a maths class next year? This will put your mind at ease.

By the end of this session you will gain:

  • A sound idea of what the mathematical curriculum contains.
  • Broad knowledge of useful teaching resources.
  • Greater confidence about how you will teach and assess mathematics.

You will receive a signed certificate that can be used as evidence of your professional learning.

Register for this event

About your presenter

At Curtin, Dr Paul Brown prepares people to become primary and secondary teachers. He was a mathematics teacher for thirty years in state and private schools in three countries.  He enjoys teaching and is recognised as a “Lead” teacher or as he says, “I am good at it”.  His doctorate focused on assessment of mathematics students and he has written a book on mathematical proof.