IME1037 - Formative Assessment in Primary Mathematics: Effective Implementation & Practice

  • The focus of this course is on how to develop formative assessment tasks as part of teaching and learning in primary mathematics classrooms.

    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
  • By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

    • design formative assessment tasks as part of teaching and learning cycle
    • diagnose student errors
    • plan for feedback to students
    • plan subsequent instructional approaches lessons to move students towards learning aims.
    • Session 1 – What is formative assessment in primary mathematics, examples of tasks?
    • Session 2 & 3  – features and sequence of formative assessment, nature of feedback and design of formative assessment tasks, mark scheme/rubrics and propose plan for feedback to students and planning of subsequent lesson
    • Session 4 – sharing of formative assessment tasks implementation, samples of students’ work and subsequent follow-up lessons based on student feedback from the formative assessment tasks.
    • Primary Mathematics Teachers
    • This course is open for customisation to schools & clusters
    • Interested applicants will need to have a min. class of 15 pax before we can run the course.
  • Duration: 12 Hours

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

    • MOE Participants - $129.40 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non-MOE Participants - $707.20 (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.