Report calls for maths tests for all UK university applicants

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A maths test for all university applicants could help improve Britain’s chances of competing in a post-Brexit world, according to a new report.
The report, from the Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec), calls for universities to be forced to amend their entry criteria to include maths. This would help to ensure that maths training is continued beyond school age and increase the ‘pipeline’ of mathematical skills beyond university and into the workplace.
Existing qualifications such as A Levels could be used as a proxy for higher education entrance but a test would need to be…

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