Maths for Everyone: Why there is no such thing as a ‘maths person’

‘I’m not a maths person.’ That’s a statement you’ve all probably heard many times. However, the skills that students learn in mathematics are among the most practical taught in school. Mathematics underpins the world we live in and it teaches our children valuable problem-solving skills. Mathematics provides us with a language to explain much of […]

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Maths teachers can help students avoid financial pitfalls in the future

First published by EducationHQ. Following recent scrutiny of the banking sector by a Royal Commission, there have been calls to end the practice of allowing a financial institution, such as the Commonwealth Bank, to “invite itself” into primary school classrooms through schemes such as the “Dollarmites” children’s banking project. The bad press directed at the big […]

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