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Maths lessons are seen as difficult, irrelevant and boring by about a third of teenagers, a survey suggests.
Some of the school pupils surveyed for vocational training providers City & Guilds also called for the subject to be geared towards real life. But most agreed that maths would be useful once they had left school. Chris Jones of City & Guilds said "it needs to be more relevant to the real world."
Researchers for City & Guilds interviewed 3,000 school pupils aged from seven to 18 on their attitudes to employment and beliefs about future employment prospects.
The survey results showed that 69% of young people believed that as a subject, maths could help them become more successful.
Teenagers had clear ideas for how maths teaching could be improved, with 54% saying it should be geared more to practical scenarios.
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