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Scottish Mathematical Council Membership

The Scottish Mathematical Council’s aims are to foster and improve mathematical education at all levels, and to encourage the advancement and application of mathematics throughout Scotland. It meets three times a year to discuss and plan SMC activities, such as the conference, journals, and competitions. The Council is consists of not fewer than thirteen but…

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Teach Data Literacy: A Guide for Primary Teachers

Data Education in Schools team have just launched their Teach Data Literacy: A Guide for Primary Teachers handbook. The handbook is designed to give primary teachers a comprehensive guide to integrating data skills and activities at each stage of the 3-18 primary curriculum. It provides a clear framework for introducing data literacy into the curriculum as…

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Hayward review of qualifications and assessment published

The Hayward review of qualifications and assessment has now been published. It’s Our Future: Report of the Independent Review of Qualifications and Assessment

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Higher Applications of Mathematics experiences surveys

As part of the evaluation of the Higher Applications of Mathematics qualification, the SQA are seeking feedback on course experiences from learners and practitioners. If you are currently teaching Higher Applications of Mathematics, the SQA would be grateful if you could complete the practitioner survey and also circulate the learner survey to students on the course. Please visit the website for…

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