Education policy must prioritise maths and sciences, says Engineers Ireland chief

Ireland“The Government must continue to prioritise the teaching of maths and the physical sciences in secondary schools, Engineers Ireland director general John Power said today. Speaking in the wake of the ASTI survey that indicated many secondary level schools have been forced to drop science subjects and reduce the availability of higher-level maths, Power called for the Government to heed what it heard at Farmleigh last weekend that engineering and creativity are the keys to Ireland’s future …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 24 September]

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