The African institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana invites applications for a two-year Masters of Mathematical Sciences for Teachers programs scheduled to begin in November, 2020. This is a special class for training for teachers of mathematics in Ghana.
Aims MMST would be a part-time basis and with a hybrid (70% online, 30% residential) learning curricula. AIMS MMST will focus on mathematics and its applications, and challenge learners to be innovative and provide novel activities into the classroom. The program challenges its students to brainstorm creative and dynamic ways of transmitting what they learned into the classroom.
Full scholarships are provided for tuition, books and materials, accommodation and meals at AIMS for the residential period, and other necessary IT equipment.
Skills Courses include:
Mathematical Problem Solving | Physical Problem Solving | History of Mathematics and Mathematical Discoveries | Technology in Mathematics | Introduction to Probability Theory | Communicating Mathematics | Calculus | Introduction to Python and SciPy | Algebra for Teachers | Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations
Review Courses include:
Geometry for Teachers | Real Analysis | Discrete mathematics | Statistics for Teachers | Mathematical Epidemiology | Number Theory for Teachers | Modeling | Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing with Python | Introduction to Financial Mathematics | Modeling of Computational Mathematics | Introduction to Classical Mechanics | Data Visualization
Application and Requirements:
Four-year bachelor degree with sufficient mathematical background
Electronic versions of all post-secondary transcripts and certificates
Two letters of references to be references to be submitted directly by referees via the email below
Have at least one year of prior work experience in education, with preference given to those actively teaching in mathematics, science or computer science at the time of application.