Benefits & Partnerships

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Through the collaborative efforts of schools, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) and its partners through Mathematics Learning that Counts Strategy will:

  • build the leadership capacity of mathematics leaders
  • provide opportunities for mathematics leaders to update their qualifications in mathematics leadership
  • deliver comprehensive professional learning for teachers and leaders in mathematics
  • enable teachers to provide high quality learning opportunities for all students in mathematics
  • encourage teachers to develop high expectations for all students
  • build the capacity of school leaders to effectively interpret and monitor school improvement data in mathematics
  • assist schools to make informed decisions for continual improvement in mathematics
  • provide schools and teachers with advice on offering strong learning opportunities for students with low attainment in number
  • promote the need for all teachers to provide a comprehensive challenging mathematics curriculum for all
  • create an online learning resource to assist teachers with the implementation of this challenging mathematics curriculum.

Mathematics Learning that Counts incorporates the development of a number of strategic partnerships with universities and professional associations within Victoria and nationally. This includes partnership with: 

  • Australian Catholic University, Melbourne
  • Monash University, Melbourne
  • University of Melbourne
  • Dr Robert Wright (Southern Cross University, NSW).

The strategy also links into the national organisation for mathematics teachers – Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT).

These partnerships maximise the capacity of MACS to deliver exceptional services to schools in mathematics education.