Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, passed away November 13.
Teenagers who fail to get a C in their English and maths GCSE will be forced to study the subjects post-16. What do teachers think of the changes?
It’s time for a cultural shift in how we view maths in school and beyond, writes English teacher Alex Quigley
In our round up of the research and blogs on our radar this week: what teachers can learn from doctors, girls lack confidence with maths and questions about Teach First
Rob Eastaway suggests some ways teachers can help parents to support teenagers with maths at home
Mathematics is seen by many as hard, boring or both. But evidence suggests that a love of maths is no barrier to fun and humour, although a poor understanding of maths can have unpleasant consequences
Students should be allowed to use computers to solve problems in class and in exams, according to one education expert
Pupils will be expected to memorise maths formulae and concentrate more on spelling, punctuation and grammar