Opinion

Why are numeracy skills in adults still so low?

Despite interventions and investment, maths ‘phobia’ continues to hold learners back, writes Dipa Ganguli Are you a parent, or...

Jess Staufenberg
Dipa Ganguli
News

GCSE resits 2018: maths results are down but English is up

Less than a quarter of the older students resitting their maths GCSEs in England achieved at least a grade...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Bulletin

GCSE maths resits: 2018 results

Here are the 2018 GCSE maths results for all students in the UK, aged 17 and over, and the...

Catherine Murray
Catherine Murray
News

Extra £500 per learner through maths teaching pilot

Providers in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the country will be given an extra £500 per learner...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Who will run the FE centres of excellence for maths?

The autumn budget brought with it a commitment from the government to invest £40 million in new further education...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

What should the maths component of T-levels look like?

Much expert research and development has already been carried out into maths in technical education – let’s not reinvent...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Smith review calls for rethink on GCSE maths resit policy

The government’s controversial policy on post-16 GCSE resits should be rethought, according to the author of a new government-commissioned...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

‘Golden hello’ maths teacher recruitment drive flops

A major government scheme that aimed to recruit more than 500 specialist maths teachers at colleges has accepted just...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Decision to retain forced maths and English GCSE resits ‘extremely’ disappointing

A government move to continue insisting on widespread GCSE maths and English resits – through the heavily criticised condition...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord