Policy

Here, we are trying to make sense of what the £600 will mean to schools/colleges. It’s a bit like doing a Core maths problem. Core Maths qualifications come with 180 Guided Learning Hours attached (this is the same as an AS-level). So: £600 divided by 180 hours per student =...

In the Autumn 2017 budget, the Chancellor announced a £600 maths premium for every additional student who takes Core Maths (or A-level Maths). He also made a number of other policy announcements relating to a range of maths education issues, which we will discuss in separate posts. This post focusses...