In recent years ideas from quantum field theory, elementary particles physics and string theory have completely transformed mathematics, leading to solutions of deep problems, suggesting new invariants in geometry and topology, and, perhaps most importantly, putting modern mathematical ideas in a `natural’ context.
At a Friends of Grammar schools reception at the House of Commons, Theresa May called on supporters of plans to take part in government consultation https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/oct/19/may-defends-grammars-and-plans-for-universities-role-in-state-schools
Join Praxis the robot and Alan the “human man” on their animated journey through “The Approximate History of Maths” and use our step-by-step animated guides to help you over your maths hurdles. http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/maths/revision_videos/
For centuries Oxford has ‘rusticated’ students – expelled them to their family home in the country – and those who are ill receive the same treatment https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/oct/18/oxford-university-punished-me-students-expelled-ill
Time Team presenter Tony Robinson claims A-level subjects being cut by exam board feels like the ‘Visigoths at the gates of Rome’ https://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/oct/17/scrapping-archeology-classics-a-levels-barbaric-tony-robinson