Matrix is the Mathematics Education Society of Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi. Since its establishment in 2016 by students of the program M.Sc. Mathematics Education, Matrix regularly organizes panel discussions, teacher training workshops, education fests, and other activities for educators and students. The objective of the society is to provide a stirring experience to its stakeholders by providing them an opportunity to engage with Mathematics through hands-on activities and to support educators in using innovative approaches in their classrooms. The events organized by the society have always garnered a generous positive response from the audience. With time, Matrix has evolved to organizing local conferences and inter-school competitions around Mathematics.
About M.Sc. Mathematics Education
M.Sc. Mathematics Education (MME) is a two-year postgraduate course accredited by the first-ever meta-university concept in India and administered by the Cluster Innovation Centre. Breaching institutional boundaries, it is a joint degree offered by the University of Delhi (DU) and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). MME breaks away from the conventional pedagogy of teaching Mathematics, especially at the school level. The course inculcates new and diverse methods of facilitating learning, replaces traditional approaches with hands-on learning and interdisciplinary approach. The program lays special emphasis on project-based learning and educational research in order to foster innovations for problem-solving by facilitating students to unleash new ideas. All students undertake an independent research dissertation in the final semester of the program. The course aims to effectively equip its students with ways to meet 21st-century challenges, head-on.
Opportunities in Mathematics Education
After completing the program, graduates take up diverse roles in industry, academia, and entrepreneurship. Alumni are currently working across the domains of curriculum and instruction design, content writing, teaching, educational research, mathematics education management, and leadership. Some students have started their own ventures developing educational resources and providing services.