Asian style ‘Mastery Mathematics’ Method to be Introduced in Thousands of English Primary Schools | tutorAdmin

The Department of Education announced on 12th July that over the next 4 years, more than half of all primary schools in England will be adopting a South Asian method of teaching mathematics to pupils. The approach is known as the “Shanghai” or “Mastery” method of mathematics, and involves a traditional whole-class learning system in which every student in the class must demonstrate a thorough understanding of a topic before the next is introduced.

The method is traditionally Chinese, and is currently used in several South Asian countries where mathematics scores are consistently higher than…

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