Maths Education

Pythagoras Alone Won't Help Our Children Build a Successful Career

Michael Mercieca | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Mercieca

I believe we need to have a discussion about whether stuffing traditional maths down our children day after day is actually delivering real results, for them and society. While maths is vital, does it, in reality, need to be taught in a radically different way?

Maths for Girls? It's as Easy as ABC - So, Why Are Schools Not Doing More to Encourage It?

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Hotston Moore

We need to see much more mentoring and for schools to actively, not passively, ensure a throughput of female role models talking to, and hopefully inspiring, pupils. Governors and local education authorities should take a firm lead.

Overhaul Needed To Encourage Teens To Take Maths At A-Level

PA | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An overhaul of maths education is needed to boost the numbers of teenagers taking the subject after GCSE, research suggests. Just one in five stude...

Try Again, Mr Gove

Wendy Jones | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Wendy Jones

Ever since Kenneth Baker first introduced a National Curriculum for schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 1988, governments have periodically had a bash at improving it. It's one of those cyclical things.