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SECONDARY MATHEMATICS
INCREASING PARTICIPATION AND INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE TO
SEE THE VALUE IN STUDYING MATHEMATICS
Sherry ...
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic
qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic
qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
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990,000
.
Source: Adzuna
THERE ARE A LARGE NUMBER OF ‘OPEN POSITIONS’
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1M
Number of new science,
engineering and tech
professionals required in the UK
by 2020 (Royal Society 2014)
5.8M
Number...
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100 %
Net New Jobs created in Europe in the past 5 years were from companies less than 5 years old….
THE PACE OF CHANGE ...
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70
.
Job offers per data scientist at the moment
THERE ARE A LARGE NUMBER OF ‘OPEN POSITIONS’
The prime barrier to increased growth is a
shortage of employees who have the skill
sets these growing businesses need.
St...
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40
.
This is also the percentage of the our GDP that is generated by companies that did not exist 30 years ago…
THE PACE...
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6%
54 %
JOB CREATION IS LINKED TO COMPANIES THAT ARE HIGH GROWTH (2009)
#scaleup
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1%
36 %
JOB CREATION IS LINKED TO COMPANIES THAT ARE HIGH GROWTH (2014)
#scaleup
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https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/254552/13-92-business-population-estimates-201...
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STARTUPS DO NOT CONTRIBUTE TO NATIONAL OUTPUT
Research by the academic David Storey has found that the
median annual sal...
8,923
THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE#scaleup
Case Studies:
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SCALE-UPS ARE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
Scale-ups are found in each of the 39
LEP areas in England and 6,659 (75 per
cent) ...
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Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
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Estonia has a strong ICT strategy which is showing first signs of
impact (1/2)
SOURCE: National Reform Programme Estonia...
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Role Model Effects…
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
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Key Messages
http://issuu.com/endeavorglobal1/docs/what_do_the_best_entrepreneurs_want
THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMI...
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90x
.
More than if you do it collaboratively…
THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
PRICE OF ‘DOING...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Do you invite...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Do you invite...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Are there Sca...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Proportion of...
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Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Proportion of work experience features local scale-up companies?
#scale...
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Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Extra-curricular student entrepreneurship activities / clubs?
#scaleup
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Proportion of...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools Checklist…..
• Do you use Fo...
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Students aged 8+ benefit from:
● real-life role models who can demonstrate the relevance and connection of what is taugh...
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30 seconds narrowing down the search by subject speciality if there are lots of volunteers in your area
Empowering Teach...
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60 seconds adding details for the invitations we send on your behalf..
Empowering Teachers:
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Confirm your intentions (30 seconds)
Book the room at your school (? 5 minutes?)
Share the event with your class so they...
|
Nationwide: every corner of the UK is
covered
8000 volunteers
filtering allows teachers to select speakers
based on subj...
|
Physics In many industries a knowledge and
understanding of physics is a key skill
for a company to possess. In particul...
|
A typical F4S event lasts 1 hour, and is a discussion during which 3-4 founders
talk about their entrepreneurial journey...
|
A snapshot of events held in schools
and colleges across the UK
|
Role Model Effects…
|
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools: Case Study
Linkedin educati...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools
• Do you use linkedin to hel...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools
• Do you use linkedin to hel...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools
• Do you use linkedin to hel...
|THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE
Closing The Scale-Up Gap:
Schools
• Do you use linkedin to hel...
Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic
qualifications
Ensuring young people are equipped wi...
SECONDARY MATHEMATICS
INCREASING PARTICIPATION AND INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE TO
SEE THE VALUE IN STUDYING MATHEMATICS
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  1. 1. SECONDARY MATHEMATICS INCREASING PARTICIPATION AND INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE TO SEE THE VALUE IN STUDYING MATHEMATICS Sherry Coutu CBE @scoutu 23 Feb 2015
  2. 2. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  3. 3. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  4. 4. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  5. 5. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  6. 6. | 990,000 . Source: Adzuna THERE ARE A LARGE NUMBER OF ‘OPEN POSITIONS’
  7. 7. | 1M Number of new science, engineering and tech professionals required in the UK by 2020 (Royal Society 2014) 5.8M Number of people forecast to be needed in the app economy by 2018 (OECD) THE SKILLS GAP IS SET TO GET LARGER….
  8. 8. | 100 % Net New Jobs created in Europe in the past 5 years were from companies less than 5 years old…. THE PACE OF CHANGE IN OUR ECONOMIES IS HIGH AND INCREASING
  9. 9. | 70 . Job offers per data scientist at the moment THERE ARE A LARGE NUMBER OF ‘OPEN POSITIONS’
  10. 10. The prime barrier to increased growth is a shortage of employees who have the skill sets these growing businesses need. Students are unaware of the skills that are required for available jobs, or do not see themselves as future job creators in the economy. But at the same time…
  11. 11. | 40 . This is also the percentage of the our GDP that is generated by companies that did not exist 30 years ago… THE PACE OF CHANGE IN OUR ECONOMIES IS HIGH AND INCREASING
  12. 12. | 6% 54 % JOB CREATION IS LINKED TO COMPANIES THAT ARE HIGH GROWTH (2009) #scaleup
  13. 13. | 1% 36 % JOB CREATION IS LINKED TO COMPANIES THAT ARE HIGH GROWTH (2014) #scaleup
  14. 14. | https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/254552/13-92-business-population-estimates-2013-stats-release-4.pdf
  15. 15. | STARTUPS DO NOT CONTRIBUTE TO NATIONAL OUTPUT Research by the academic David Storey has found that the median annual sales of a six-year-old firm in the UK are less than £23,000 This research also found that only a small group of start-ups achieve significant growth in revenues – just one per cent have sales of more than £1 million six years after they star 1 % It also found that the average new firm, despite the hype that surrounds startups, made a negligible contribution to British productivity growth.
  16. 16. 8,923 THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE#scaleup
  17. 17. Case Studies:
  18. 18. | SCALE-UPS ARE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY Scale-ups are found in each of the 39 LEP areas in England and 6,659 (75 per cent) of the total 8,923 scale-ups are located outside of London. On average a LEP will have approximately 228 scale-ups in their area. These in turn can be grouped into the Number of scale-ups companies that employ between • 10 and 49 employees, • 50 and 250 employees, • >250 employees
  19. 19. |
  20. 20. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  21. 21. | Estonia has a strong ICT strategy which is showing first signs of impact (1/2) SOURCE: National Reform Programme Estonia 2020 (Approved by Government, 25 April 2013); e-Estonia.com; epractice.eu CASE STUDY Example initiatives Citizens ▪ Introduced Electronic Health Registry, a nationwide system that integrates data from different healthcare providers to a create a common record for each patient ▪ Implemented e-Prescription system, a centralised, paperless system for issuing and handling medical prescriptions Healthcare ▪ Introduced e-school allowing students, teachers and parents to collaborate in the learning process, e.g., teachers enter grades and attendance information for parents to monitor Education ▪ Implemented e-police, e.g., patrol cars equipped with a mobile workstation allowing instant access to multiple key databases ▪ Created a state portal, a one-stop-shop for citizens to access and use state services, e.g., tax filing ▪ Introduced i-voting allowing citizens to cast votes from anywhere in the world 94% income tax filed online ~24% i-voting for 2011 Parliamentary Election 72% health records 95% X-ray pictures available online 95% all prescriptions issued electronically > 85% schools use e-School 110 patrol cars online performing 17,000 queries per day Public safety DIGITISE GOVERNMENT SERVICES TO CITIZENS & BUSINESSES
  22. 22. | Role Model Effects…
  23. 23. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  24. 24. | Key Messages http://issuu.com/endeavorglobal1/docs/what_do_the_best_entrepreneurs_want THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE What makes any portfolio of initiatives work in this context is the joint efforts of a mixed group of stakeholders: Successful entrepreneurs, government, large corporates, investors and educators (universities and schools). Joint initiatives, joint leadership, joint funding, joint accountability. This mixed representation and cross-stakeholder working is what creates a true entrepreneurial ecosystem. http://www.scaleupreport.com
  25. 25. | 90x . More than if you do it collaboratively… THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE PRICE OF ‘DOING IT ALONE’ #scaleup
  26. 26. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Do you invite Local Scale-up leaders in the class-room as role-models? #scaleup
  27. 27. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Do you invite leaders who studied math to your classroom to help illustrate the amazing variety of careers enabled by an understanding of the subject? #scaleup
  28. 28. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Are there Scale-up entrepreneurs on your board of Governors? #scaleup
  29. 29. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Proportion of Local Scale-up companies featured in careers fairs? #scaleup
  30. 30. | Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Proportion of work experience features local scale-up companies? #scaleup
  31. 31. | Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Extra-curricular student entrepreneurship activities / clubs? #scaleup
  32. 32. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Proportion of students visiting scale-ups on ‘open days’? #scaleup
  33. 33. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools Checklist….. • Do you use Founders4Schools yet? #scaleup
  34. 34. |
  35. 35. | Students aged 8+ benefit from: ● real-life role models who can demonstrate the relevance and connection of what is taught in classroom with careers ● contact with real business leaders in the local area ● get a sense of the impact of enterprise in their community ● the opportunity to consider business as a viable career choice (particularly in STEAM areas) ● gaining an understanding of what jobs created today actually entail from the creators Teachers benefit from: ● access to a simple website that makes it easy and quick (<5 mins) to arrange events at their schools ● an opportunity to motivate students and shine ● a service that links to the curriculum (careers advice & citizenship/living in the wider world) ● an opportunity to bring STEAM to life for their students and provide students with a complete picture of how education links to the world of work. ● a connection with local businesses within a small radius of their school or college
  36. 36. |
  37. 37. | 30 seconds narrowing down the search by subject speciality if there are lots of volunteers in your area Empowering Teachers:
  38. 38. | 60 seconds adding details for the invitations we send on your behalf.. Empowering Teachers:
  39. 39. | Confirm your intentions (30 seconds) Book the room at your school (? 5 minutes?) Share the event with your class so they can prepare for the event Empowering Teachers:
  40. 40. | Nationwide: every corner of the UK is covered 8000 volunteers filtering allows teachers to select speakers based on subjects they studied at university to demonstrate to students how the subjects they are studying are relevant
  41. 41. | Physics In many industries a knowledge and understanding of physics is a key skill for a company to possess. In particular engineering and research. Avid Larizadeh Duggan - Studied Engineering - Co-founder of Boticca.com, General Partner at Google Ventures, Hour of Code - UK lead Niklas Zennström - Studied Engineering Physics at university - CEO of Atomico - CEO and Co-founder of Skype Mathematics Most companies require a workforce which incorporates people who have maths skills, many even hiring straight from sixth form due to a dearth of people who specialise in this area. Joyita Raksit - Studied Mathematics at university - CTO at SeedCloud - Founder of Daresay.co Examples of founders segmented by field of study
  42. 42. | A typical F4S event lasts 1 hour, and is a discussion during which 3-4 founders talk about their entrepreneurial journey and then answer students’ questions Event Format:
  43. 43. | A snapshot of events held in schools and colleges across the UK
  44. 44. | Role Model Effects…
  45. 45. |
  46. 46. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools: Case Study Linkedin education • Do you use linkedin education to help your students explore the careers made possible by a passion for mathematics? #scaleup
  47. 47. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools • Do you use linkedin to help your students explore the careers made possible by a passion for mathematics? #scaleup
  48. 48. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools • Do you use linkedin to help your students explore the careers made possible by a passion for mathematics? #scaleup
  49. 49. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools • Do you use linkedin to help your students explore the careers made possible by a passion for mathematics? #scaleup
  50. 50. |THE SCALE-UP REPORT ON UK ECONOMIC GROWTH Sherry Coutu CBE Closing The Scale-Up Gap: Schools • Do you use linkedin to help your students explore the careers made possible by a passion for mathematics? #scaleup
  51. 51. Promoting the opportunities available to young people with mathematic qualifications Ensuring young people are equipped with the maths skills needed to succeed in a competitive global economy Developing links and collaboration between employers, educators, professional associations and civil society
  52. 52. SECONDARY MATHEMATICS INCREASING PARTICIPATION AND INSPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE TO SEE THE VALUE IN STUDYING MATHEMATICS Sherry Coutu CBE @scoutu 23 Feb 2015
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