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(1) Hoursoglou thinks a shortage of skilled people with a good grounding in core subjects such as maths and science is a potential problem for all manufacturers.
(2) The organisation initially focused on education, funding the Indian company BYJU’s, which helps students learn maths and science, and the Nigerian company Andela, which trains African software developers.
(3) That motivation is echoed by Nicola Saunders, 25, an Edinburgh University graduate who has just been called to the bar to practise as a barrister and is tutoring Moses, an ex-convict, in maths.
(4) A graduate can earn £240,000 more than a non-maths graduate.
(5) "Our common sense is often our worst enemy," said Marcus du Sautoy , the Oxford maths professor who will be appearing in the Barbican season.
(6) The number of pupils achieving level four in English and maths has more than doubled in a year, and is now above local and national averages, while all of the pupils are judged to have progressed at least two levels in English.
(7) The OECD pinned the blame for the disadvantage for girls in maths and science on low expectations among parents and teachers, as well as lack of self-confidence and what it called the ability to “think like a scientist” in answering problems.
(8) The 10 most popular subjects, in order, were: English, maths, biology, psychology, history, chemistry, art and design studies, general studies, physics and media studies.
(9) From the patient population of a learning disorders clinic, a group of 72 "relative math underachievers" was selected for achievement test performance below grade level on mathematics but at or above grade level on reading, with a difference of at least 1.5 standard deviation between the two.
(10) The truth was that he had failed his maths O-level at his local school and completed a City and Guilds in catering at Glasgow College of Food Technology.
(11) They then wrote essays justifying their ideas for the new classroom; provided a budget, using a variety of maths skills; created an inventory of furniture, lighting and other items; producing a 3D scale model of their classroom and a 2D computer-generated picture.
(12) You might have to do a math problem a few times before you get it right, or read something a few times before you understand it, or do a few drafts of a paper before it's good enough to hand in.
(13) "If my math is correct, if Costa Rica score a second, Uruguay will only need a draw to progress alongside Los Ticos," reckons Vitor Ta.
(14) Abir was killed as she, her sister and two friends went to buy sweets following a maths exam at their school in Anata, near Jerusalem on the West Bank side of the separation wall.
(15) When I compare what our children are expected to know in maths to gain a good grade at GCSE, or when I look at what their peers are learning in foreign languages in other EU countries, I have a strong sense that we are letting our children down and failing to equip them adequately for future challenges in foreign languages, either in their GCSE and A-level courses or in the wider world.
(16) In 2013, 75% of pupils gained five A*-C grades at GCSE including English and maths, despite 72% of pupils being eligible for free school meals.
(17) He also said he wanted to make it clear that he was not talking about a requirement for people to do both science and maths but merely one of those subjects.
(18) The GCSE would be replaced by an English Baccalaureate certificate, with the first students beginning syllabuses in English, maths and sciences from 2015, with exams in 2017, to be followed by history, geography and languages.
(19) The pages have many cross-outs and insertions in meticulous penmanship – with an open acknowledgment that some of the maths was beyond even him.
(20) It's not the students who need maths as a prerequisite for future employment or studies.
(1) It means that children entering reception class in September 2015 are likely to be assessed using the new system, recording each child’s literacy and numeracy skills within a few weeks of their starting school.
(2) "Many commentators would now say that our mathematics in school is really glorified numeracy," he said.
(3) Later, she signed up for courses in literacy, numeracy and retail at a sixth form college in Stratford, east London, working as a domestic cleaner to pay her bus fare.
(4) I’m so relieved to have passed the numeracy skills test but it did not boost my confidence in my mathematical ability.
(5) Some of the consumers, according to the statement, could not access or use an email address, could not use a computer, did not have access to the internet, or did not have adequate literacy or numeracy skills “so as not to be capable of undertaking and completing the course in which they were enrolled”.
(6) There is an urgent need for donors to commit to skills development in three ways, said the report: by supporting country programmes to ensure all young people can stay in school at least until lower secondary level; by supporting second-chance programmes for young people who missed out on basic literacy and numeracy skills; and by giving disadvantaged youth training to improve their chances of earning a decent wage.
(7) Basic literacy and numeracy skills are low, meaning that the children who drop out of school are on course for a life in lowly-paid jobs.
(8) "There is a widespread dishonesty about standards in English schools and low aspiration," he claims, before complaining that there is "a common view that only a small fraction of the population … should be given a reasonably advanced mathematical and scientific education" while many other pupils leave school with little more than basic numeracy.
(9) New policies on tackling domestic violence and improving literacy and numeracy in schools all had an impact.
(10) The report highlighted that only 4% of 16-year-olds who have failed GCSE Maths and English go on to pass them by the age of 19, an omission that contrasts with the rest of the world's absolute determination to improve basic numeracy and literacy of its post-16 vocational students.
(11) These are: Remembering Indigenous soldiers is one way to 'live reconciliation' | @IndigenousX Read more Literacy Numeracy Information and communication technology (ICT) capability Critical and creative thinking Personal and social capability Ethical understanding, and Intercultural understanding.
(12) Instead of expecting primary teachers to cover not only literacy and numeracy as well as science and the humanities but also music, drama and PE, there were specialists who took on these roles, including small-group activities for "gifted" children as well as for those who needed help in maths and reading.
(13) Schools such as Bygrove primary school in east London achieved outstanding results in the tests of literacy and numeracy.
(14) The government would take into account people with caring or parental responsibilities, numeracy and literacy issues, and mental and physical capacity, he said.
(15) About 8.5 million adults, 24.1% of the population, have such basic levels of numeracy that they can manage only one-step tasks in arithmetic, sorting numbers or reading graphs.
(16) "He was very much ahead of his time in recognising that an integrated curriculum also needed a commitment to basic literacy and numeracy."
(17) Research continues to show that, even after family background is accounted for, children accessing high quality early years services achieve better literacy and numeracy results.
(18) Literacy and numeracy on their own “held no immediate benefit for the learners”.
(19) You can get involved in the hurly-burly of the day-to-day political debate but at the same time in such an important and significant review as this you can be objective and balanced; and that’s why the whole process will be quite transparent, there are terms of reference, there’s a web page, anybody can put in a submission and they will be duly read and noted.” Donnelly said the review was needed because student performance in literacy, numeracy, mathematics and science was declining or flatlining.
(20) Ensuring those offenders become literate and numerate makes them employable and thus contributors to society, not a problem for society.” He will say the failure to teach prisoners properly is indefensible, given the armed forces have already demonstrated that it is possible to teach poorly educated adults to a basic level of literacy and numeracy using tried and tested methods.