SSS027 Mathematics for Teachers (4)


This subject will provide a comprehensive review of mathematics knowledge required of students studying within a Bachelor of Education (Primary) or Bachelor of Education (Primary and Early Childhood) or Bachelor of Education (K-12 Middle Schooling). This self paced short course will enable students to build on prior knowledge and develop deeper understanding of the links and patterns in mathematics.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Term 1
DistanceOrange Campus
Term 2
DistanceOrange Campus
Term 3
DistanceOrange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: SSS027
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One session (or one term)SY/USOffice for Students

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Confidently, without the use of a calculator, work with all types of numbers.
  • Be comfortable with using the language of mathematics.
  • Be able to work with concepts of space and measurement
  • Be familiar with techniques for data collection and reporting
  • Be familiar with pre-algebra concepts


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Whole number properties and operations
  • Decimal number properties and operations
  • Fractional number properties, operations and applications
  • Applications of percentages
  • Measurement and space
  • Properties of shapes
  • Data collection and presentation
  • Chance and probability
  • Introduction to patterns


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.