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    Students mastering basic maths and science could earn economy more than £2 trillion extra a year, study claims

    The UK economy could rake in an extra £2.33 trillion a year if every student in the country mastered a basic level of skills in maths and science, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.










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    Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tells teenagers: Want to keep your options open? Then do science

    Teenagers should steer away from the arts and humanities and opt for science or maths subjects if they want to access the widest range of jobs, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said.









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    More girls opting for science in school, BTEC results show

    Science is no longer being seen as a traditional male subject in Britain’s schools, according to new vocational exam figures.









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    Exclusive: Science careers favour rich, male Asians, according to research

    Pupils opting for a career in science are likely to be privileged, male and with an Asian background, according to new research.









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    Science careers favour rich, male Asians, according to research

    Pupils opting for a career in science are likely to be privileged, male and with an Asian background, according to new research.









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    Revamped science A-levels will see students making alcohol and dissecting sharks

    Sixth-formers will have to learn how to make alcohol and dissect a shark under plans for new revamped A-levels announced by one of the country’s biggest exam boards.









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    Scrap A-levels and teach science up to 18, Royal Society says

    A-levels should be scrapped and replaced with a new baccalaureate-style qualification with compulsory maths and science up to the age of 18, a report by science and education experts warns today.









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    ‘Biggest prize in science’ announced

    A British theorist is the first recipient of a new prize for mathematics.
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    Science A-Level shake-up could render practicals useless, claims leading academic

    A shake-up of A-Level science may lead to schools and colleges concluding practical experiments are irrelevant to getting into university, according to the former head of the National Science Learning Centre.









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    Exclusive: Sixth-form colleges face closure because of deep budget cuts, with courses in languages, maths and science also being chopped

    Sixth form colleges are under threat with several facing closure this year because of deep cuts to their budgets, claims a new study by the Sixth Form Colleges’ Association (SFCA). A survey of England’s 93 sixth form colleges reveals that more than one in three colleges have already had to axe their language courses – while more than one in five have scrapped courses in the Stem science and maths subjects.









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