Fact or fiction

11th July 2008 at 01:00
14.9 Percentage increase in graduate applicants for secondary social studies in the past year
14.9

Percentage increase in graduate applicants for secondary social studies in the past year.

Source: Graduate Teacher Training Registry

"You divide by the dominator." An eight-year-old demonstrates her grasp of maths.

15

Percentage decrease in graduate applicants for secondary maths and English in the past year.

Source: Education Data Surveys

"He was a king and died when the French shot him through the eye with an arrow." A Year 7 boy's description of Hitler, leaving his teacher in shock.

30

Percentage decrease in graduate applicants for secondary physics in the past year.

Source: Education Data Surveys.

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