But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful.
The programme will equip students with skills to demonstrate an understanding of theories and pedagogical approaches underpinning current trends in the teaching of Mathematics Education. It will also equip students with skills that will enable them to engage in research in Mathematics Education.
Applicants to the Master of Philosophy (Mathematics Education) programme should be"
(a) holders of B.Ed. (Mathematics Education) or B.Ed. (Mathematics) or B.Ed. Basic Education (Mathematics Option) with second class lower or better from a recognised university
(b) holders of B.Sc. (Hons.) in mathematics or a mathematics related programme and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)/Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
In addition, a minimum of two years’ experience of mathematics teaching at the basic, high school or college level will be required.
Applicants will also have to pass a selection interview for admission into the programme.