Tuesday November 24, 2020

Sherlock gets maths problem to solve

Ruairí Quinn, the Minister for Education, plans to step up plans to boost the maths ability of secondary and third-level students, with the appointment of junior minister Seán Sherlock to give ‘‘political impetus’’ to the strategy, writes Niamh Conno

9th July, 2011

Ruairí Quinn, the Minister for Education, plans to step up plans to boost the maths ability of secondary and third-level students, with the appointment of junior minister Seán Sherlock to give ‘‘political impetus’’ to the strategy, writes Niamh Connolly.

Sherlock, who has responsibility for research and innovation, will oversee a government move to change the maths curriculum at second and third level.

He will set up an advisory...

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