It’s undeniable that maths skills are useful in adult life – whether you need to calculate a percentage increase or simply need to pass a numeracy test to get a job, a knowledge of basic maths will stand you in good stead.
Unfortunately, however, many children fall out of love with maths and science from a young age as some of us are simply more drawn to creative subjects.
And if you as a parent never liked scientific subjects, it can be hard to pass on enthusiasm to your children. So what should you do to make sure your child grows up well-equipped and educated for later life?
Teacher, author and education consultant Maya Thiagarajan has now revealed how parents can raise their children to love maths even if they themselves don’t…