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Mathematics

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 25 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on the teaching of mathematics in schools.

The Government are continuing to encourage improvements in mathematics education in schools in line with the recommendations of the Cockcroft committee. Developments at the local level will be encouraged by the appointment from September of this year of some 350 advisory staff funded through education support grant.