Advanced Diploma in Teaching Mathematics

This level 6 Advanced Diploma in Teaching Mathematics provides content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge to teach various topics in mathematics for secondary school. This includes discussions on concepts, appropriate learning theories, use of approaches, strategies, and appropriate media for teaching, such as the use of manipulative techniques, teaching aids, information technology, games and others. Techniques to develop  higher-order thinking skills and communication skills are included when teaching the various topics of mathematics.  

Objectives

The programme aims to enable students to:

  • demonstrate the essential content knowledge and skills to perform competently as a mathematics teacher;
  • understand child cognitive development, mathematics learning and higher-order thinking skills to apply mathematical reasoning skills to different contexts;
  • demonstrate a broad understanding of the main theories, concepts and principles of education, curriculum and pedagogy; and integrate them in teaching;
  • apply a range of routine skills and professional practices in teaching secondary level mathematics;
  • take significant responsibilities to resolve various issues that arise in the school environment; and
  • implement an on-going program of self-education appropriate to their personal and professional needs.

 

 

Entry Requirement:

  • 2 passes E or above at GCE A'Level & 3 passes C or above at GCE O'Level / SSC ; OR

  • MNQF level 4 certificate in a relevant field & 2 passes C or above at GCE O'Level / SSC ; OR

  • Relevant Foundation (Villa College)

Course Fee: MVR 30,000 per year (Payable in 8 installments)

Duration: 2 Years

MNQF Level: Level 6

 

 

Programme Structure

1st YearCredits
Maldivian Culture & Language in Time 15
Educational Psychology 15
ICT Skills for Teaching & Learning 15
Teaching & Learning Strategies 15
English Language for Teachers 15
Introduction to  Algebra 15
Algebra, Trigonometry and Function 15
Introduction to Calculus 15
2nd Year 
Islamic Studies 15
Curriculum Studies 15
Educational Sociology 15
Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation 15
Introductory Statistics 15
Calculus & Linear Algebra 15
Mathematics Teaching I 15
School Experience I 15
Total Credits 240

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