Friday 17 March 2017    
In this issue

Espresso No.4

Essentials at 14



We have had a very busy start to the year at Cambridge Mathematics with the team presenting the first iteration of the primary framework, attending the Parliamentary Reception for Mathematics Education and taking part in a host of workshops across the UK. 
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Espresso No. 4

Each month we bring you an Espresso – a small but intense draft of filtered research on mathematics education, expressly designed with teachers in mind. In this issue, Lucy Rycroft-Smith considers the evidence around early number sense. View it here.


Essentials at 14
How well do we prepare our students for the mathematics they will need in the 'real world'? Do you agree that 'essential numeracy' at age 14 for example, is the same as it is for an adult? We have teamed up with National Numeracy to put together a short and informal survey to find out what our readers opinions are. If you have a spare minute please complete the survey via this link.



Why we can't make the maths teachers stay
The shortage of maths teachers has been well documented in recent months. Here is a blog which examines the reasons behind the shortage


Interview with David Clarke

Lucy Rycroft-Smith spoke to Professor David Clarke from the Faculty of Education, University of Melbourne about how mathematics education has changed in his lifetime. Read the interview here.

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