We held a lively debate on 15 May about whether the 'right' maths is being taught in schools today. Watch films from the event.
Two research reports adding to the debate over GCSE exam structure have been published by Cambridge Assessment today. The first suggests that reformed GCSEs should report results on a numerical scale score instead of using the existing grade scale. A separate paper on tiering states “In Mathematics and English, where there is a particularly strong impetus towards effecting a genuine increase in standards of attainment, we feel that the development of a Level 1/Level 2 model, similar to that used in Singapore, has considerable merit.”
New Chief Executive for Cambridge International Examinations visits Malaysia, which sees record growth in Cambridge qualifications.
The number of students taking Cambridge qualifications in Malaysia has risen significantly this year. New figures from Cambridge International Examinations reveal that schools in Malaysia made over 70,000 entries for Cambridge qualifications, seeing a rise of 30% since 2012. There are now over 110 Cambridge schools in Malaysia. More than 2,600 schools in over 20 countries make up the Cambridge learning community in Asia Pacific.