Mathematics education reform - In January 2023 the Society's President, Sir Adrian Smith, responded to an announcement from Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister, about Mathematics education reform. This was followed by a statement made in April 2023 in response to the announcement of an expert-led review of Mathematics education to 18. The Society believes there is a strong case for increasing the mathematical and quantitative skills of young people, as outlined in this publication.
GCSE Mathematics resits - In 2021, RS ACME undertook a programme of work to examine the existing policy on GCSE resits which resulted in two Working Papers.
COVID-19 - In December 2020, the Society and the Joint Mathematical Council for the UK submitted a joint response to the Commons Education Committee Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on education and children's services. An overview of the submission is also available.
Data Science - In 2018, the Society published a review of how data sciences skills are nutured (PDF) in England's National Curriculum. The review examines the extent to which data science exists and is developed within the primary and secondary curriculum, focusing on computing, geography, history, mathematics, science and other data-rich subjects.