“Your Daughter’s Future” a downloadable guide for parents to support their daughters as they make important decisions about their next steps – on the National Careers Service website. Your Life is aimed at young adults in the UK, helping to ensure that they have the maths and science skills needed to succeed in the currentContinue reading Money Stuff
There is a British Culture of “I am no good at maths” being seen as a badge of honour. This seriously hampers educational achievement and consequently has a detrimental, knock-on effect for British industry.
This damaging attitude is far more prevalent among girls than among boys, and it hampers their future life and earning ability.
The root of the problem is the negative attitude to maths of many teenage girls and their family; as our tests show, this attitude can be changed cheaply by a school, in under two hours…
Maths Action have made strong recommendations for parents on how they can help their daughters with maths… These are from the Maths Action Survey, What’s It Got To Do With Me?
Some parents feel obliged to help their children with maths homework. This is a relatively recent demand by schools, regrettable because homework is supposed to be practice for children to work on their own…
Your Daughter’s Future is a downloadable guide for parents to help them support their daughters as they make important decisions about their next steps. It is available for download from the National Careers Service website.