Mathematics in Education and Industry

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Mathematics in Education and Industry
AbbreviationMEI
MottoInnovators in Mathematics Education
Formation1963
TypeEducational charity
Legal statusPrivate limited company (03265490)
PurposeMathematics secondary school teaching in the UK
HeadquartersMonckton House
Location
  • White Horse Business Park. Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0XG
Chief Executive
Charlie Stripp
WebsiteMEI

Mathematics in Education And Industry (MEI) is an independent A-Level, AS-Level, and GCSE mathematics education and assessment body in the United Kingdom.

History[edit]

MEI was founded in 1963. It received a grant from the Schools & Industry Committee of the Mathematical Association. In 1965 it produced its first exam, Additional Mathematics, then produced an A level course two years later. MEI's A-level exams were the first to include probability.

It was incorporated as a company on 18 October 1996.

Structure[edit]

Although independent, MEI works in partnership with many organisations, including the Government. MEI is a registered charity[1] with a board of directors, and a small professional staff.[2]

Purpose[edit]

MEI's aims include emphasising the excitement of mathematics, and drawing attention to the connections within mathematics and between mathematics and the rest of the world.

Qualifications[edit]

  • AS/A level Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Further Mathematics (Additional) (Published by OCR[3])
  • AS Level Statistics
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Foundations of Advanced Mathematics (FAM) – a freestanding course
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods (in association with OCR[4])
  • OCR MEI Level 3 Core Maths Qualifications (Level 3 Certificate in Quantitative Reasoning and Level 3 Certificate in Quantitative Problem Solving)[5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Registered Charity no. 1058911". Charity Commission. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. ^ MEI Homepage
  3. ^ http://mei.org.uk/syllabus
  4. ^ http://mei.org.uk/quantitative_methods
  5. ^ http://mei.org.uk/core-maths-qualifications

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