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Monthly Archives: October 2013

STEMming the tide: The need to improve science education, not abandon it

I have been most concerned by recent reports suggesting that some schools are considering making Year 11 Science an elective course, rather than continuing with it as part of the school’s compulsory curriculum – their apparent rationale is that it … Continue reading