Michael Gove’s maths curriculum reforms flawed, says numeracy charity

heroMichael Gove’s proposed reforms of the maths curriculum put too much emphasis on “rote learning” and not enough on using maths in real-life contexts, according to a campaign group set up to improve numeracy.

The proposed new curriculum contains “serious flaws” that will undermine attempts to raise standards, according to the charity National Numeracy.

In an excellent article in today’s Guardian, Education Editor Jeevan Vasagar summarises campaign charity National Numeracy’s findings. You can read the full Guardian article by clicking here.

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