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Maths to 18? Try getting maths right at 8 instead.

The increasingly bizarre furore over the possibility of returning to O Levels and CSEs in England has rather overshadowed another piece of news: a report suggesting that, because it is so essential in our society and so poorly understood, maths education should be made compulsory to age 18. But the …

Iain Caddell

I recently learned that one of my school teachers has died. Iain Caddell was my guidance teacher for almost all of my time at secondary school. In that role he helped me through what was at times a very difficult period for me. He always listened to people, always treated …