Staff room

May 1997
New GCE AS/A-level Cores

This paper outlines the main features of the specifications for the new cores for all subjects at AS- and A-levels which are being introduced into syllabuses to be taught from September 1998.

The Open Learning Foundation Mathematics Working Group

It is important to ensure that there is a constant dialogue between mathematicians at all levels of Education. The Open Learning Foundation's Mathematics Working Group contributes to this aim. Peter Edwards writes about its membership, aims and function.

Running before we can walk?

Geoff Tennant, a mathematics teacher, writes about two mathematical problems he came across in the course of attending a Masters course in Mathematics. He makes some comments on the implications of his experience for mathematics teaching.

Delegate's diary: CAL97

Steve Lay writes about what it was like to be there, both as a presenter and a delegate.