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ACME Conference

Are you interested in mathematics education policy issues? Do you want to discuss them with the great and the good?

ACME is holding its conference on 9 July 2015. The theme of this year's conference is 'Mathematically Thinking'. During the conference delegates will be encouraged to discuss the policy changes needed in the next 5 years.

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Maths for all to 18

ACME member Richard Browne reflects on some of the key issues in the post-16 mathematics landscape as discussed in ACME's 'Maths Snapshot', 'Maths for all to 18'.

It is not long since discussions about the importance of all students studying mathematics post-16 could be ended by [read more]

International comparisons and maths education

As a geologist, I have been lucky to travel to countries all over the globe. Seeing what is being done elsewhere, experiencing different cultures and learning new approaches always offers opportunities to learn. This is no different in education. Politicians and the media frequently compare what is happening in other countries with what is happening in England. Indeed, in recent years England's mathematics performance has often been portrayed as below par and it is compared with cou[read more]

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