Doing Mathematics to Teach Mathematics


This online course is designed for in-service school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of mathematics and statistics.

It provides you with the ability to effectively design and deliver learning experiences that support and inspire students to investigate and understand mathematics and statistics knowledge and concepts.

The activities are designed to integrate with and be useful to you within your professional practice.

Fee free offer

Courses offered under the following qualifications are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information. 

Please note: This fee free offer applies only to these qualifications. The fee free offer does not apply when enrolling in single courses under our Course Only (Certificate of Proficiency) option.


Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Describe their understanding of what constitutes an effective mathematics learning experience.
  • Justify why inquiry based learning should/should not be used in a particular mathematics teaching context.
  • Create a teaching plan (or other required documentation of their context) to represent an original mathematics or statistics investigation or activity which translates the requirements of the national mathematics curriculum into a learning experience suited to the context.
  • Source, assess and adapt teaching and/or learning resources to support a mathematics learning experience.
  • Evaluate an implemented plan in terms of its design and implementation, its effectiveness in achieving the intended mathematics content, and its effectiveness in supporting and inspiring students to investigate and understand mathematics knowledge and concepts.


This course is 100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.