Maths remains turnoff

October 19, 2007

Students are being dissuaded from taking maths at university after having to "cram" for their maths A level, according to research from Manchester University. The research team, led by Julian Williams of the School of Education, surveyed 1,700 students from 40 schools. They said the growing strain of examinations, cramming and top-down teaching are turning students off.

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