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Developing world-beating maths teachers 'to take a decade'

Posted on 13/11/2015 by David Owen

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It will take a decade to bring maths teaching in England up to world-beating standards, say subject experts.

A report from the Advisory Council on Mathematics Education (ACME) suggests teachers responsible for maths in both primary and secondary schools need better qualifications and training.

Without more good teachers efforts to improve skills were "built on sand", said report author Robert Barbour.

The government said it had prioritised maths teacher recruitment. 

This article has been extracted from the BBC website:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34797412

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