Authors: Dr Julia Collins, Associate Professor Inge Koch
Publication Date: November 1, 2018
Publisher: AMSI
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Choose Maths Days are events conducted at schools and universities around Australia, aiming to raise mathematical enjoyment and aspirations of girls in Year 9 and 10. Pre- and post surveys taken among participants in Choose Maths Days at universities show these events have given participants a more positive view of mathematics than before. Around 60% of the students said that the university Choose Maths Days had influenced the level of mathematics they wished to take in Year 11/12, with a quarter of students explicitly stating that they now want to take a higher level of mathematics than they had previously decided upon.

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