UK Mathematics News – “Universities ‘dumbing down on maths’ to fill places”

Disturbing news, here, from the BBC website:-

Universities ‘dumbing down on maths’ to fill places

“Universities are having to dumb down the maths requirements on some of their courses in order to fill places, a report says.

“It maintains that nearly two-thirds of the students accepted on courses needing post-GCSE maths do not have those skills.

“The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education report argues that this causes problems for students …”

Yes. I should imagine it will.


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