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Friday, 8 December 1995, 10:00AM

The Mathematical Ability of School Leavers

Professor Peter Saunders, Geoffrey Howson, Chris Belsom, Professor David Tall

This was a conference that included the following papers:

    What is Mathematics Anyway?
    Professor Peter Saunders, King's College London

    A-Level - Some Considerations
    Geoffrey Howson, University of Southampton

    A View from the Schools
    Chris Belsom, Ampleforth College

    Can all children climb the same curriculum ladder?
    Professor David Tall, University of Warwick

The full collection of papers is available to be downloaded in PDF format below. 

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Professor Peter Saunders, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, King's College London

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Geoffrey Howson, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Southampton.

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Chris Belsom, former Head of Mathematics, Ampleforth College, North Yorkshire.

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David Tall is Professor in Mathematical Thinking at the University of Warwick.

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