Category Archives: post-16

Transition Issues

Mathematical transitions: a report on the mathematical and statistical needs of students undertaking undergraduate studies in various disciplines. Jeremy Hodgen, Mary McAlinden, Anthony Tomei. June 2014.  Further information and detailed results of the project are available at the HEA website. This report covers issues … Continue reading

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Post-16 maths for employability

The Sutton Trust have just published a report: “The Employment Equation: why our young people need more maths for today’s jobs” by Professor Jeremy Hodgen and Dr Rachel Marks of King’s College, London which demonstrates the need for young people to continue to … Continue reading

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Statistics resources: crossover between school and university?

By Dr Jenny Koenig posted 17th June 2013. Many people are surprised when they discover that the statistics taught in university bioscience degrees overlaps significantly with that taught in schools.  It makes sense though because not all students will have … Continue reading

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Post-16 maths – but not as we know it

The introduction of post-16 maths is in the news again with a report from the House of Lords committee on Higher Education in STEM and many of the headlines from the Guardian, Independent and Times Higher  have picked up on … Continue reading

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Prospects for post-16 mathematics

Report by Dr Jenny Koenig of a meeting organised by the Advisory Council on Mathematics Education (ACME) held at the Royal Society, London on Tues 10th July 2012. On 29th June 2011 Michael Gove, in a speech to the Royal … Continue reading

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