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This extended short course covers an in-depth study of the research, theory and evidence-based practices associated with mathematical inquiry aimed at raising student achievement. Participants will analytically investigate how mathematical inquiry learning communities are constructed and how they support all learners to engage in mathematics at a high level of achievement.


Teachers and school leadership.


Six 1.5 hour contact sessions over a year (in a school local to you where possible with sufficient enrolments) and/or on-line readings and activities which cover:


The course 'DMIC Short Course #1' will build on the Best Evidence Synthesis Exemplar 1, which promotes best practice in teaching mathematics. A key goal will be to investigate how teachers can engage students in mathematical inquiry to raise their achievement. Online readings and activities will cover:

 *  Communication and participation in the mathematics inquiry classroom

*  Grouping arrangements and student perspectives

*  Planning for learning: Tools, tasks and representations


This course is delivered in six contact sessions over a year. The duration of each session is one and a half hours. The course commences in late February, and will finish in Term 3.

The course will be held at a local school in areas with sufficient enrolments. These areas will be confirmed as possible or by the beginning of February at the latest. There will also be an online option of delivery via Zoom video-link.


Members of the Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities team including Professor Bobbie Hunter and Dr Jodie Hunter.


Early-bird registration of $500 + GST.  Register in 2020 to secure the discount.

Registration from 1st of January 2021 until 26th February 2021 to secure your place on this course for $600 + GST.

Whole-school or large group enrolments (10+ participants from the same school) are subject to a discount.  Please email to signal interest in this and register for the course.

A refund will not be paid if withdrawing from the course after 31 March 2021.

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