Thursday 23 March 2017

Maths teaching doesn't add up

WE now know that the poor performance of students in maths is at least partly due to poor teaching of the subject. Nearly half of post-primary maths teachers are not properly qualified.

Maths is not just another school subject. For many it is the key to the technological disciplines that are essential to Ireland's future economic development.

Maths is the language that the physicists, engineers and electronics wizards of the near future require.

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