Maths’ problems still adding up

‘A more strategic approach’ is needed, says report

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Maths education in Scotland had a good year in 2017, on the face of it.

Its profile has never been higher, thanks largely to Maths Week Scotland, a frantic seven days of activity in September. Highlights included a maths contest in which 100,000 students took part, busloads of primary and secondary pupils pouring into university campuses to hear why maths matters – and a Royal Navy helicopter landing on Arbroath High playing fields, so that pilots could demonstrate the maths of aviation.

Maths Week Scotland will return this year, from 10-16 September, with the Scottish government keen for it ...

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