Studying maths provides people with the life skills they need to thrive, from managing personal finances to boosting their career prospects. Adults with good numeracy skills are also more likely to be employed and earn higher wages. Despite this, more …
On Monday 17 April, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak set out the Government’s plans to get young people in England to study maths up to the age of 18. This will give young people better maths knowledge to make sure they’re …
We have made great progress in ensuring universities are open to all, with record rates of disadvantaged 18-year-olds in higher education. But much more needs to be done and we expect the sector to make significant progress in the coming years.
Numbers play a big part in our lives from shopping, managing your money, and even cooking. The government fully funds maths courses up to GCSE to enable people to get the maths skills they need. But it’s never too later to improve your skills.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the new multiplication table check framework.
Early years pilots launched Schools are set to pilot improved measures to support children's early development in language and vocabulary in the Reception year, making sure they have the skills needed to thrive at school.
Today’s Education in the Media blog celebrates the first National Numeracy Day as well as looking at Ebacc and the creative subjects.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Growing up North’ and universities opening up specialist maths schools for 16- to 19-year-olds.
Today’s Education in the media looks at the pupil absence and Parental Responsibility Measures published by the department and the Education Endowment Foundation’s report into the use of calculators.
Today’s education blog looks at our highlights from 2017.