Rose Patterson on Un(ac)countable: Why millions on maths returned little
Author Rose Patterson describes the findings of her new report, Un(ac)countable: Why millions on maths returned little. The report covers the history of the government's Numeracy Project implemented in most primary schools 15 years ago, at a cost of $70m. The programme teaches multiple ways of solving maths problems.
The results of the Numeracy Project? Children's basic mathematic skills are in decline.