Universities hit out at maths A-level change

August 2003
Professional Engineering;8/13/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p5
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Reports on the dissatisfaction expressed by universities on the announcement of changes in the math syllabus at A-level. Suggestions that engineering degree courses may have to be extended to bring undergraduates up to par; Prevalence of crash courses in math in many universities to bolster undergraduates abilities; Design of new syllabus to address falling number of students and complaints that the course is too hard.


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