IME1040 – Promoting Metacognition in Primary School Children

  • The focus of this course is to equip teachers with approaches to address metacognition in the primary mathematics classroom.

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

    • develop an operationalised conception of metacognition for the mathematics classroom
    • adopt metacognitive instructional strategies appropriately in the teaching of primary mathematics.
    • Session 1 – Conception of metacognition and the role of metacognition in the Singapore Mathematics Curriculum
    • Session 2 – The role of metacognition in learning and assessment in the mathematics classroom
    • Session 3 – Metacognitive instructional approaches and strategies
    • Session 4 – Designing and sharing of metacognitive practices for the primary mathematics classrooms
    • 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.