• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:38 GMT, Saturday, 17 December 2011

Learning times-tables 'still fashionable'

Advertisement

The government reforms to the education curriculum in England are going to include a return to more rigorous teaching of multiplication tables. The Department for Education is confirming reports that children will be expected to know their times tables by the age of nine. Former journalist and now maths teacher in London, Steve McCormack, gives us his thoughts on the government's decision.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific