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Daily Mail [UK]: Maths 'too hard for students and dons': Universities drop subject from science courses

Universities are dropping maths from degree courses because students - and their lecturers -  cannot cope with it, a report warns today.


Universities are being forced to dumb down degree courses requiring the use of maths, including sciences, economics, psychology and social sciences.

Students are unable to tackle complex problems and their lecturers struggle to teach them anyway, it is claimed.

Unfortunately google searches for this stuff turn um the Mail and the Telegraph, and only the Daily Mail includes the bit about the university teachers not being able to cope either.

Here is the same story on EducationNews.org.

In any case, how can it be that every country is below average in the quality of its education?

There are three stories about the euro crisis: the Republican story, the German story, and the truth. -- Paul Krugman

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Mar 19th, 2012 at 10:54:51 AM EST
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