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Schools should offer two maths GCSEs—one academic, one practical

This would not be dumbing down

By Wendy Jones  

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, speaks as she launches the Department for Education's (DfE) new White Paper, at King's Maths School, Lambeth, London. ©Nick Ansell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Why are we so bad at maths? 

In April, I was interviewed on Sky News about a project to improve teenagers’ GCSE maths results by teaching them more “real-world”…

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