(n.) A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly used in composition; as, an aftermath.
(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.
(obs.) 3d pers. sing. pres. of Ta, to take.
(n.) Dung, or droppings of cattle.
(n.) The luxuriant grass growing about the droppings of cattle in a pasture.
(v. t.) To manure (land) by pasturing cattle on it, or causing them to lie upon it.
(1) One hundred and ten Ethiopian thyrotoxic patients were studied between February 1986 and January 1991 in a weekly endocrine clinic of Tikur Anbessa Teaching Hospital (TATH) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.