Explore the performance of your national maths education compared with those from Asian countries
Summarise the key features of Asian maths teaching methods
Evaluate several prominent teaching methods from Asian education systems
Reflect on the role of professional development in maths teaching
Get an introduction to Asian maths teaching methods for primary education, with this course from Macmillan Education and University of Southampton.
On this course, you’ll find out about the key features of Asian maths teaching methods and what makes them so successful.
You’ll understand teaching principles from Singapore and Shanghai, and apply these to your own practice.
You’ll evaluate the performance of maths education in your own country, and compare this with Asian countries.
Finally, you’ll learn why teacher professional development is so important in Asian education systems.
Exploring the international success of Asian education systems in primary mathematics teaching
The key features of Asian maths pedagogies
Understanding established principles from Singapore teaching methods, including Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract and the Model Method
Understanding established principles from Shanghai: Two Basics and Teaching with Variation
The role of professional development in Asian primary maths education
This course is designed for primary school teachers, school administrators and education policy makers, but may also be of interest to parents with children at primary school.