MEI response to Guardian Opinion piece by Simon Jenkins

Posted: 22/03/2016


On Thursday 10th March 2016 the Guardian published an opinion piece by Simon Jenkins, highly critical of the importance given to mathematics in the English school curriculum. The following day it published a response by Professor Sir Timothy Gowers; this piece focused on the kinds of mathematics which he considers to be crucial for all of us. We have now published MEI’s response to Simon Jenkin’s comments by Charlie Stripp, MEI’s Chief Executive.

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