Clinical Supervision in Mathematics Education


Having strong educational leadership is known to be a major factor in improving student learning. By providing vision and development opportunities, educational leaders can help facilitate the conditions necessary for teachers to perform at their best.

Realising that to improve the quality of mathematics education in Southeast Asia there needs to be strong leaders, SEAQiM developed the course on Clinical Supervision.


At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  1. explain the current trends in mathematics teaching, methods suitable for teaching a particular mathematics topic, and the importance of clinical supervision in mathematics education;
  2. design a supervision programme and instruments for clinical supervision in mathematics education;
  3. conduct clinical supervision to improve the quality of mathematics education.

Course ContentsĀ 

  1. Sharing Session on Clinical Supervision on Southeast Asia
  2. Current Issues in Mathematics Education
  3. Concept and Theory of Academic Supervision
  4. Definition and Approach Assumption in Clinical Supervision (CS)
  5. Principles of Clinical Supervision
  6. Characteristics of Clinical Supervision
  7. Steps in Clinical Supervision
  8. Comparing Clinical Supervision to Teacher Evaluation
  9. Assessment in Clinical Supervision
  10. Concept, Principles, and Characteristics of Mathematics Instructions
  11. Learning and Teaching Strategies
  12. Introduction to STEM Education
  13. HOTS in Mathematics Education
  14. Hypothetical Learning Trajectory
  15. Case Study of CS in Mathematics classroom
  16. Designing/Developing Supervision Instruments
  17. Simulation of Clinical Supervision
  18. Implementing Clinical Supervision in Schools: Orientation
  19. Implementing Clinical Supervision in Schools: Planning
  20. Implementing Clinical Supervision in Schools: Observation
  21. Implementing Clinical Supervision in Schools: Reflection/ Result Analysis
  22. Writing the ReportĀ 
  23. ICT Utilization in Improving Supervisor Competence
  24. School Action Research
  25. Designing Action Plan
  26. Pre-test and Post-tests


Course facilitators are specialists and experts from SEAQiM, national or international educational institutions, as well as reputable universities in Indonesia and abroad.


Participants of the course are 30 school principals and supervisors selected from SEAMEO Member Countries


The course runs for 100 hours @45 minutes. The activities during the course comprises both theories and practices.

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