Andreas Schleicher of the OECD says British schoolchildren are falling behind with lessons 'a mile wide and an inch deep'
First specialist maths college was opened in the former Soviet Union by distinguished mathematician Andrey Kolmogorov
An Oxford scientist develped an equation to back up scientific achievements
The prime was discovered by a US mathematician using a computer programme
It is a more unusual day than you might think
The mathematician became one of the founding fathers of modern computer science and engineering – despite never finishing school
Teachers have suspended what would have been the first strike action against one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools.
Plans to ratchet up the minimum targets in literacy and numeracy for primary schools are being considered by ministers.
Science, maths, medicine and engineering degrees will all now require at least two A*s and one A
At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
Shadow minister tells ‘The Independent’ those who refuse training will lose benefits
I was waiting for the Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas to begin his first UK event this week and, as the audience filed in from the drizzle, I noticed a particular absence in the room. That of women. It was just me until – phew – three others slunk in. Tsiolkas's reading at a Bloomsbury basement bar had been organised by the bookshop Gay's the Word, so the clue was in the title, but I was thrown at first, to be among an audience with shared affinities that reared themselves – fascinatingly – during the discussion.
If you have nearly 100 critically endangered animals, how do you target limited conservation resources? Australian scientists have come up with one solution, using a mathematical equation to determine which species should be saved and which let go.
Bethany Doughty worked as an actuary for 10 years before deciding to retrain as a maths teacher. It has proved to be a lifechanging move, for all the right reasons…
“The new curriculum has no rationale and no precedent,” claims international primary maths expert
Former members of the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force have a lot to offer – experience of life, for a start