New school maths course to teach students how to budget and read their payslip

May 27, 2021

NSW will introduce a new year 11 and 12 HSC maths course to help students master the everyday numeracy skills they will need in their adult lives, such as understanding taxes, making a budget and keeping accounts.

An evaluation of the numeracy course found it increased mathematics participation by up to 11 per cent for students studying vocational education and training courses, and by up to eight per cent for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Read the full article from SMH– 16 May 2021 – here.

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