AS and A levels in Mathematics and Further Mathematics are changing - are you ready?

Paul Glaister

Abstract


The purpose of this article is to give an overview of the reforms to AS and A levels in Mathematics and Further Mathematics, with links to relevant sources of information and resources, to assist colleagues in HEIs with their planning for curricula etc for new entrants in Autumn 2019. The article begins with a brief history of the reforms and their rationale, together with details of the final subject content and nature of the assessment regime in which these sit. The specific details of the eight major changes to Mathematics and Further Mathematics AS and A levels are included. The article concludes with some details on the related specifications and assessment materials provided by the Awarding Oganisations: AQA, OCR, and Pearson/Edexcel.

 


Keywords


mathematics education; AS/A level reforms; mathematics; further mathematics

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/msor.v15i3.508

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