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Mastered numbers? Let’s make it harder. Arenamontanus

Explainer: what is the mastery model of teaching maths?

Ever-envious of Singapore’s much-heralded success in teaching maths, politicians are keen to see its methodology arriving in UK classrooms. Education minister Elizabeth Truss explained some of the background…
We prefer experimenting on our food, rather than cooking it. Neil Munns/PA Archive

Girls are kept out of science jobs by unhelpful stereotypes

The number of girls taking A-level physics has remained stagnant for the past 20 years or more, and the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineers in the EU. Progress on gender equality in science…
Don’t worry, it’s better to fail first. demandaj

Failure can be productive for teaching children maths

Learning from mistakes, errors, and failure seems intuitive and compelling. Everyone can relate to it. But if failure is a powerful learning mechanism, why do we wait for it to happen? Why can’t we design…
Is there a crisis in maths and science education in Australia? Maths image from www.shutterstock.com

Live stream: maths & science education symposium

We’ve asked our authors about the state of maths and science education in Australia and its future direction. Today, our series wraps up with a panel discussion in Canberra chaired by ABC Catalyst presenter…
Why should arts and science curricula be developed separately? Person image from www.shutterstock.com

Why arts and science are better together

MATHS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION: We’ve asked our authors about the state of maths and science education in Australia and its future direction. In our final instalment, Benjamin Miller and Fiona White examine…
Mix maths and science with a little creativity to get children interested. shanerh

Making science and maths fun for kids is as easy as 1-2-3

We’ve asked our authors about the state of maths and science education in Australia and its future direction. Here is Tim Wess' personal account of getting kids thinking about maths - creatively. In the…
Worried about the future of maths and science in Australia? More graduates is not the answer. Bubble image from www.shutterstock.com

A bubble about to burst: why we don’t need more maths and science graduates

MATHS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION: We’ve asked our authors about the state of maths and science education in Australia and its future direction. Today, Andrew Norton argues that government promotion of science…

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