Leadership

Preparing For Transfer From School To UK STEM Higher Education

This final study in the Royal Society’s ‘state of the nation’ series, assessed participation in science and mathematics in post-16 school leaving examinations and provides the first ever UK-wide investigation into combinations of science and mathematics subjects taken by students completing full A-levels and Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers. The report found that across the UK in 2009, just 17% of 16-18 year olds took one or more science A-levels or equivalent qualification. Leadership Briefing 5.09 (57)

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