Demystifying Statistics and Probability (UMA8013)

Develop your knowledge and skills in teaching statistical content

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Starting 26 Apr 2021

Demystifying Statistics and Probability

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How do maths teachers face the challenge of probability and statistics in the classroom?

In this minicourse, students will be asked to reflect on the changes to the curriculum, their knowledge of statistics and how it relates to 21st century learning. Statistical language and communication including digital approaches will be considered. Students will also have the opportunity to engage with and learn about existing and new content in the mathematics curriculum from Years 6 to 12.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of and skills with mathematical concepts and procedures related to statistics and probability
  • Demonstrate advanced reasoning, problem solving, fluency and understanding in the thinking, teaching, and doing of statistics and probability
  • Communicate probability and statistics concepts to target audiences, including through use of ICTs

What topics will you cover?

  • Beliefs about probability and statistics in the modern world
  • Communication and language in probability and statistics
  • Statistics and probability in Years 6 to 10
  • Statistics and probability in senior curriculum


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes

  • Choose two concepts and map these according to the skills and knowledge students will need prior to encountering this learning, and where this learning will lead.
  • Record yourself teaching two of these concepts. Provide meta analysis explaining why that particular approach was taken and how it is effective for communicating the concept.

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