Chinese maths textbooks to be translated for UK schools

James March 20, 2017 0
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HarperCollins signs ‘historic’ deal with Shanghai publishers amid hopes it will boost British students’ performance

British students may soon study mathematics with Chinese textbooks after a “historic” deal between HarperCollins and a Shanghai publishing house in which books will be translated for use in UK schools.

China’s wealthy cities, including Shanghai and Beijing, produce some of the world’s top-performing maths pupils, while British students rank far behind their counterparts in Asia.

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Chinese maths textbooks to be translated for UK schools © Guardian News & Media Ltd

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