'Some Leaving Cert students still don't fill in anything on their Maths paper' - Brendan Gildea

The author and Maths teacher shared his concerns with George Hook on High Noon today.

'Three or four thousand students still don't engage with Maths at all.'

Brendan Gildea, a maths teacher and author of 'The Parents Handbook - supporting your maths student', remains concerned at just how many students still cannot engage with Maths.

With basic maths skills providing such a solid foundation to future career prospects, Brendan is keen for the issue to be resolved, and doesn't think 'Project Maths' has quite succeeded yet, as it still hasn't reached the many Leaving Cert students who still struggle to have even a basic grasp of the subject.

You can listen to the full interview below.