IME2084 - Teaching H2 Further Mathematics: Matrices and Linear Spaces

  • This course is a review of some topics in linear algebra that are relevant to the H2 Further Maths topics on matrices and linear spaces.

    Learning Dimensions:

    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
  • The objective of this course is to equip participants with essential mathematical and pedagogical content knowledge relevant to the teaching of the topic of Matrices and Linear Spaces for the new H2 Further Mathematics syllabus.

    • Solution of a system of linear equations and its geometric interpretations in 2- or 3-space
    • Row reduction and echelon forms
    • Properties of matrix operations
    • Inverse of a non-singular n x n matrix
    • Determinant of an n x n matrix
    • Vector spaces and subspaces
    • Basis and dimension
    • Rank and nullity of an m x n matrix
    • Linear transformations and matrices
    • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors for square matrices
    • Diagonalisation and powers of matrices
    • Some applications to real-world contexts such as Google PageRank
    • H2 Further 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: 15 Hours

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

    • MOE Participants - $161.50 (incl. 7% GST & $1 Copyright Fee).
    • Non-MOE Participants - $883.75 (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.