ACME's series of briefing papers, Maths Snapshots, sets out some
of the key issues in mathematics education, identifying challenges
and opportunities and providing policy advice on how to overcome
challenges and seize opportunities.
A blueprint for mathematics education
The first Maths Snapshot 'A
blueprint for mathematics education' was published in June
2014. The blueprint draws together principles
on mathematics education developed by ACME since 2002.
It sets out five principles expanded on in the other Maths
- All young people value mathematics and develop confident,
positive attitudes to learning and using it.
- They are mathematically fluent and can reason and solve
problems within mathematics, in other contexts and in their daily
- They are taught by well-qualified, effective and inspirational
teachers of mathematics.
- They study appropriate and engaging mathematics up to the age
- Policies that make this happen are joined-up, long-term,
evidence-informed, transparent and well-designed.
Read the post on
ACME's blog Maths Memos introducing the
Maths Snapshots series by former ACME Deputy Chair Professor Andrew