This newsgroup is intended for discussion of mathematics and
issues in all aspects of mathematical education, focusing mainly
from the perspective of UK posters.
It will allow us to share ideas, experiences and information.
Forthcoming events can be publicised and reports can be posted
and discussed. Some people may want to start discussions based
on articles in periodical publications produced by professional
maths associations such as the Maths Association and the
Association of Teachers of Mathematics. Issues raised at
mathematical conferences could continue to be aired through this
Any UK mathematics teacher or student teacher in all sectors;
primary, secondary, tertiary and advisory, are welcome to post
on any appropriate discussion topic. Other UK and non-UK
posters are welcome to post on matters of interest to UK
teachers of mathematics, or to contribute to existing
The following are considered on-topic:
The following are considered off-topic:
- Announcements of specific interest to UK maths educators
- Discussions regarding maths teaching in the UK
- General discussion among maths teachers, prospective
maths teachers and maths educators
- Discussion that could better be conducted in an international
newsgroup such as sci.math
- Posts in languages other than English without translation
- Personal abuse/flames
- It is unlikely that articles cross-posted to more than 2 other
newsgroups are relevant
- Adverts for posts
- Advertising by commercial companies
There is a policy that there will be no posting of binary files,
or pointers to Web or ftp sites, except as answers to specific
questions as *part* of the response.
Advertising is not welcome.
The appropriate place for job/posts adverts is uk.jobs.offered.
The apropriate place for products/services is uk.adverts.other
or other relevant groups in the uk.adverts.* hierachy.
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