ACME/The Post-14 Mathematics Inquiry Workshop
Post-14 Mathematics Education:
Pathways to Progress
Questions for Breakout Groups to consider:
What should the 'Specialist/Foundation/Vocational/Intermediate' strand set
out to achieve?
Who should take responsibility for directing students onto a particular
a) Who should decide what mathematics is appropriate for each strand?
b) What criteria should be used in developing an appropriate curriculum for
Does the strand represent a necessary and relevant progression on a chosen
a) To what extent should different strands develop overlapping material?
b) Will development of the four strands require curriculum guidance and ongoing
CPD for teachers?
Should it be possible for a student to be able to transfer from one strand
to another? If so, what implications does this have for the construction
of the different strands?
a) To what extent can the different strands be developed within the present
b) To what extent would a new qualification framework be desirable?
c) What, in an ideal world, would be the best qualifications framework to
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