News from the world of maths: The Plus Careers Podcast: Maths educator and author

Friday, April 24, 2009

From string theory to maths education via investment banking

If you're worried that a mathematics degree might limit your career options, then there couldn't be a better person to talk to than Steve Hewson. Find out how his varied career has taken him from the lofty heights of theoretical physics, via the trading floor of a major investment bank, into the maths classroom, and has also seen him writing his very own maths book.

This podcast accompanies the career interview from issue 50 of Plus.

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At 1:00 AM, Blogger westius said...

I love that Steve chose, at the age of 8, to do a PhD in general relativity!

At the age of 8, I wanted to play cricket for Australia, or perhaps climb that cool tree at the back of our yard....

 
At 10:58 PM, Anonymous Alex said...

Hello, i was just wondering if you need a math credit to become an early childhood educator, and i also would like to know what other things could i become with a math credit because i need to decide now, its my last year of high school. Please help!!! THANKS!

 
At 9:10 AM, Blogger Plus said...

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At 9:12 AM, Blogger Plus said...

To gain a qualification for teaching primary in the UK, you need a grade C or above for your GCSE maths. For more information see the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) website.

 

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