It seems that some aspects of the various Mathematics curricula in Scotland are working well in comparison with the English system. There is still a long way to go to make Maths as popular and well taught as it is, for example, in Finland.
Patrick Andrews has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University and an MSc in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge.
A former Chartered Engineer and Chartered Mathematician, Patrick has worked in management consultancies and high-tech startups, and in academia as a postdoc in Applied Mathematics at Cambridge and a maths lecturer at De Montfort University.
Patrick is the father of three delightful (but not uniformly mathematical!) daughters.
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[Our son] did very well and he is delighted!
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(My son) got As in Maths and Computing Science and B for Physics. Thank you for all your help.
Just to let you know I got a b in my maths results. Thank you very much for all your help!
I just want to thank you for helping me with my (Higher) maths this year as I am delighted to say i got an A in maths.
My eldest son was tutored by Patrick. He has Dyspraxia and at 15 was only 2 years on from Learning Support. Patrick inspired (him) so much he suddenly took off winning top in year prizes at (High School) and at University.