“Students will arrive unprepared for university”, warns the mathematics society | Education

Students choosing courses in fields related to science and engineering will arrive at university unprepared due to changes in secondary education curricula, the president of the Portuguese Mathematical Society (SPM) warns.

“The problem lies in secondary school mathematics programs which, in our opinion, will not prepare students well for higher education,” Jose Carlos Santos told Lusa news agency on World Mathematics Day, which is being celebrated this tuesday.

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