Challenges of Mathematics Teaching

Course code PEM707

  Course is not currently open for enrolment

This course is designed for in-service school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of mathematics and advocates for mathematics. It provides you with an opportunity to identify, prioritise and develop an informed response to the challenges of mathematics teaching affecting your students.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

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.


How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate knowledge of a range of current issues and challenges affecting modern mathematics teaching in schools.
  • Analyse the context to identify and prioritise key challenges to be addressed.
  • Develop and utilise professional networks and literature of the field to identify and evaluate potential responses to priority challenges.
  • Plan strategies to address a key challenge within their scope of influence.


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.