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Maths

Mathematics and Statistics

 

Purpose: Learners will develop the knowledge, skills, concepts, understandings and a positive attitude in mathematics to enable them to be effective mathematicians.

Principles

  1. Mathematics helps to develop the ability to think and reason logically, through problem solving approaches

  2. Provide opportunities for students to develop communication skills and information skills

  3. Programmes will reflect the needs of our  learners

 

Guidelines

  1. While numeracy is important in the mathematics programme it essential that other strands are successfully covered

  2. Numeracy skills will be also be used in the other strands

  3. Problem solving should be contextually relevant

  4. Learners have opportunities to convey their understanding through visual presentation and information technology

  5. Maths Buddy is used to reinforce concepts taught