Maths graduates turn to teaching

24th August 2012 at 01:00

One in five maths graduates is choosing to become a teacher, figures show. The Higher Education Statistics Agency revealed that 18.5 per cent of 2007 maths graduates surveyed three-and-a-half years later had chosen to go into teaching. Teaching Agency statistics show the proportion of maths graduates entering training with a 2:1 or better degree has risen from 44 per cent in 2009- 10 to 51 per cent in 2011-12.

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