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Failure to grasp nettle on maths a national shame

Published 22/11/2011 | 05:00

If we are ever to extricate ourselves from our present difficulties and lay the foundations for a successful economy in the long term, we must solve what has come to be called the "maths crisis".

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This problem is usually discussed in educational terms, but it is very much broader and deeper.

Nobody can fail to see the importance of maths in the education system.

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