Tackle bad press, bust myths and innovate: These are three of the 10 recommendations outlined in the new Power of Maths report, which showcases how to enhance Britain’s perception of maths and its teaching in the UK.
Tackle bad press, bust myths and innovate: These are three of the 10 recommendations outlined in the new Power of Maths report, which showcases how to enhance Britain’s perception of maths and its teaching in the UK.read more
Further reform needed to boost UK competitiveness and ensure young people and adults are set up to succeed in the future world of work
- Further reform to the UK skills system could unlock an annual £22 billion competitiveness dividend
- The economic case for action on skills is clear: Brexit uncertainty, technological disruption, and a slump in productivity worse than any other G7 nation are hampering the UK’s competitiveness and putting the career prospects of young people and adult workers at risk
- Immediate focus should be on ensuring the right provision and flexible pathways are available, creating opportunities which enable lifelong learning, and supporting these efforts through refined investment in education.
Power Maths Key Stage 2 (KS2) has joined the KS1 resources on the Department for Education’s list of recommended textbooks, making it the most recently recommended programme to meet the criteria for high-quality mastery textbooks(1) in England.read more
Sharon Hague, Senior Vice President for Schools at Pearson, has been placed at number 21 in the OUTstanding 50 Ally Executives list, presented by the FT. The list acknowledges the contribution of 50 senior executives globally who are outspoken and unwavering in their support for LGBT+ people in the workplace.read more
Are you Making Waves?
The search is on for the teachers and schools transforming assessment…
In December 2017, Pearson and LKMco published ‘Testing the Water’, a report arguing that poor assessment practice was contributing to spiralling workload. It also revealed limited assessment literacy amongst many teachers and the threat this poses to teacher professionalism.read more