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" I believe that a student with a grade 5 or above on the new GCSE Maths should be entitled to the opportunity to study AS/A level Maths"
Thoughts on topical issues of mathematics education from the NCETM’s Director, Charlie Stripp
Increasing participation in AS/A level Maths and Further Maths is very close to my heart. In 2000 I joined the maths education charity, MEI, to develop and run a pilot programme to raise levels of participation in A level Further Maths, which eventually led to the Further Maths Support Programme, and I have continued to be involved in leading this work ever since.
Raising participation is a complex issue involving many factors, and the changes to maths education we are currently going through make it even more complex than before. However, I think there are grounds for optimism.
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