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An investigation of the mathematical education of pupils at secondary school with particular reference to potential craft apprentices, and evaluation of some relevant teaching material

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This work investigates the industrial environment entered by craft apprentices in the Derby area and records a two-year dialogue with 4th and 5th Year pupils from one school. Companies were vis1 ted and examples of the mathematics required were collected. The views of training officers were noted and these are presented with the corresponding opinions from educationalists. The destinations of the leaving population were analysed and the examination results extracted for those entering craft apprenticeships. [Continues.]



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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.


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