maths skills

‘Britain must improve maths skills’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Britain must place more value on teaching maths in schools or risk falling behind rapidly growing Asian competitors, the executive chairman of Google has said.People with ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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Seven-year-old Briton advises government on finances


August 29th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A seven-year-old maths prodigy, who became the youngest Briton to gain the top grade in GCSE maths, now advises the government on the country's finances, a media report ... Read more...

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Regular bedtime linked to better language, math skills


June 7th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Having a regular bedtime ensures development of language, reading and maths skills among four-year-old children, says a new study. The study also provides a wealth of information about typical ... Read more...

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1 in 5 Brit teens leaves school ‘illiterate and innumerate’


May 8th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A survey has suggested that one in five British teenagers is practically unemployable after leaving school as they lack the English and maths skills that are required for ... Read more...

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Girls are just as good as boys in mathematics


January 6th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Girls worldwide are just as good or bad at maths as boys, even though the latter are more confident in their abilities, according to a new international analysis. But ... Read more...

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Playing darts could help improve math skills


January 8th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Is maths letting your kid down in the classroom? Well, then you count on a game of darts to put things right, saysa British campaign.In a government ... Read more...

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UK convicts wanting freedom early are now hugging trees


July 15th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): British prisoners are signing up for a National Lottery-funded project to assess and measure ancient trees in the hope that by doing so, they will gain freedom ... Read more...

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Cooking can help boost kids maths skills


June 18th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): If you want to improve your childs mathematical skills, just ask him or her to help you in the kitchen.According to Chancellor of Leicester University Sir Peter ... Read more...

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Boys are not born better at maths than girls


May 30th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that the popular notion boys are born better at maths than girls is nothing but a 'myth'.An international research suggests that boys ... Read more...

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