The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) has warned declining Year 12 high-level mathematics participation threatens to deepen Australia’s mathematical skills deficit and put the brakes on innovation. The institute’s latest report card for 2006 to 2015 shows advanced and intermediate mathematics enrolment numbers are continuing an almost thirty-year trend of decline. “Without immediate action a […]
AMSI has been outstandingly successful as an advocate for mathematics and mathematics education. The establishment of the International Centre of Excellence for Education in Mathematics…and the associated The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project have had a significant impact on mathematics education, most notably through its textbooks and teacher materials.