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" We should aspire to an annual cohort of over 100,000 students choosing to take Core Maths within the next 10 years"
Thoughts on topical issues of mathematics education from the NCETM’s Director, Charlie Stripp
Maths education is so important that 16-year-olds shouldn’t be pondering ‘Should I take maths post-16?’ Instead they should be asking ‘Which maths should I take?’
Historically, if AS/A level maths was not the right choice for students who had ‘passed’ GCSE maths, no suitable alternative post-16 maths option existed. Now (since 2014) Core Maths, which is specifically designed to fill this qualification gap, is establishing itself as an excellent option for these students.
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