Discipline Profile of the Mathematical Sciences 2012

Publication Date: 1 February 2012
Publisher: AMSI
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Topics/Keywords: Policy, Strategy, Trends

This document is a profile of the mathematical sciences discipline in Australia, highlighting trends as they apply to school education, higher education, research and research training. Broadly, the data shows that the demand for mathematical and statistical skills at all these levels far outstrips supply. In particular, declining interest in advanced mathematics courses at Year 12 poses an immense challenge to securing Australia’s future skills base.

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