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".
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.