Areas Where Teachers Use Maths

The following list includes just some of the areas where you will encounter mathematics and statistics in your professional and everyday life:

  • Interpreting graphs, charts and statistics, for example understanding NAPLAN results and reading age charts.
  • Planning assessment marking schemes and calculating course marks.
  • Planning excursions and school camps, and developing costings for funding requests.
  • Working out time allocations for subjects and topics.
  • Managing personal finances, salary, tax and superannuation.
  • Keeping up to date with relevant research articles - these often incorporate statistics