Position Papers

MEI produces papers detailing where we stand on key issues affecting mathematics education. The Position Papers below outline our thinking at the time of writing.

Please click on one of the following documents to download it:

HEIs' explicit encouragement for EPQs and likely detrimental impact on uptake of level 3 maths qualifications post-16 (October 2016)

MEI response to Professor Sir Adrian Smith’s review of post-16 maths Education (July 2016)

MEI position paper on the 2015 reform of GCSE Mathematics (June 2016)

MEI Statement on the removal of January GCE examinations (Feb 2013)

Mathematics and A level Reform (Sep 2012)

The case for and against January sittings of AS/A level Mathematics examinations (Aug 2012)

Developing KS4 Mathematics (Dec 2011)

Mathematics for all Post-16 (Dec 2011)

Response to Science and Learning Expert Group Consultation (Sep 2009)

The effects of 2-tier GCSE Mathematics on transition to AS and A Level (Jul 2009)

QCA consultation on level 3 mathematics: MEI position paper (Jun 2009)

Computer Algebra Systems in the Mathematics Curriculum (Jun 2009)

MEI response: Science Diploma Lines of Learning (26 page questionnaire) (Feb 2009)

MEI submission to Select Committee Inquiry into School Accountability (Feb 2009)

MEI comments to expert group on assessment (Jan 2009)

MEI response to QAA consultation about benchmarks for MMath (Oct 2008)

Report of the MEI/IET joint conference (Aug 2008)

MEI response to consultation on criteria for GCSE Mathematics (Aug 2008)

MEI's design for two GCSE's in Mathematics (Aug 2008)

Current issues in Mathematics (including diplomas) (Jun 2008)

Sequential models for double award GCSE in mathematics (Mar 2006)

Issues and possible models for double award GCSE (Mar 2006)