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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. 

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Apr 28, 2022

How important are maths skills to life? 

Our host for this episode is Cambridge's own Tamsin Hart. She is joined by Richard Needham, past Chair of Association for Science Education (ASE) and member of project teams for the language of mathematics in science and other ASE projects. And Tom Rainbow, an Education Support Specialist who works for the Advanced Maths Support Programme.

Show notes

Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring – baseline assessments

Association for Science Education (ASE)

ASE Facebook

ASE resource hub

Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP)

Core Maths curriculum

Nuffield Foundation: Is the UK an outlier? An international comparison of upper secondary mathematics education

Biology for Cambridge IGCSE™ Maths Skills Workbook

Chemistry for Cambridge IGCSE™ Maths Skills Workbook

Physics for Cambridge IGCSE™ Maths Skills Workbook

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