Science and maths teachers ‘should have student loans paid off’

UK“Science and maths graduates should have their student loans paid off by the Government if they choose to become teachers, an influential scientific society recommends. The Institute of Physics says that monthly student loan repayments could be scrapped as long as the graduate remains in teaching. And teenagers who take ‘hard’ A levels should be awarded more points per qualification for their university applications, according to the institute’s chief executive. A lower grade in physics should be given the same points for university entry as a higher grade in some other subjects, Dr Robert Kirby-Harris said …” (more)

[Nicola Woolcock, Times, 10 August]


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