IME6019 / MME906 - Curriculum Studies in Mathematics

  • This course consists of three components:

    1. The first component is an introduction to the process of mathematics curriculum development. This includes a familiarisation of the key components of curriculum development process as well as the approach and models of curriculum development. Issues related to mathematics curriculum development are also covered.

    2. The second component provides a development of the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum from the perspective of curriculum development process. This includes charting the historical development as well as studying the issues and related research on the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum and school-based curriculum development.

    3. The third component provides opportunities to study the mathematics curriculum of other countries so as to compare and contrast these with the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum.

    Learning Dimensions:

    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Student Development Curriculum
    • Developing and Inspiring People Towards a Shared Vision
  • The course aims to introduce participants to issues and research on curriculum development in relation to mathematics education. In particular, the objectives of the course are to:

    • Familiarise participants with the process and issues of mathematics curriculum development.

    • Examine the development of the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum from the perspective of curriculum development process.

    • Compare and contrast mathematics curriculum of other countries with the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum
    1. Introduction to curriculum development
    2. Overview of the Singapore mathematics curriculum
    3. Evaluation of curriculum
    4. International trends in curriculum development
  • Primary, Secondary & JC Teachers

    • A good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
    • A teaching qualification such as the Postgraduate Diploma in Education and at least ONE year of teaching experience OR At least THREE years of teaching experience or other relevant working experience in education
    • Field experience in mathematics education and at least two mathematics courses at undergraduate level
  • Date : 14 August – 17 November 2017 (Mondays) (First lesson starts on 14 Aug 2017)
    Time : 6pm to 9pm (13hrs of E-Learning, 39hrs of Face-to-Face)
    Venue : Academy of Singapore Teachers, 2 Malan Road, S(109433), Exact venue to be advised

    **This course can be accredited towards the Master of Education (Mathematics) programme

    Note: NIE reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances.

    • MOE Participants - $557.40 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non MOE Participants - $4,174 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee)
  • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.   

    Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course. 

    Payment through GIRO/IFAAS

    NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can  make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

    Payment by Cheque

    Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

    Please mail to: 
    National Institute of Education
    Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
    1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616
    Attn: Ms Nur Shafiqah


    NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.


    Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.

  • 17 July 2017

    Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

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