High school maths enrolments have collapsed to unprecedented low levels, sabotaging Australia’s shift to a “clever country” of tech-savvy workers, reports The Australian.
New data released today by AMSI reveals Year 12 student enrolments in mathematics have dropped to an alarming new low, compromising Australia’s future workforce.
The Guardian has reported on Australia's long-term declining global mathematics rankings and the proposed national curriculum, including commentary from AMSI Director, Professor Tim Marchant.
Education ministers from all Australian governments will meet on Friday afternoon to discuss the revised national curriculum, reports Jordan Baker at The Age.
The Omicron wave is likely to exacerbate Australia's existing teacher shortages and demanding workloads, reports The Conversation and ABC News.