John Armstrong

Diversity and inclusion doesn’t belong in the maths curriculum

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In March, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) – an independent body which oversees standards and quality in UK universities – released new guidance on curriculum design in mathematics. This guidance states:

‘Values of EDI [Equality Diversity and Inclusion] should permeate the curriculum and every aspect of the learning experience.’

At least on the face of it, this guidance seems odd.

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