Mathematics in Education and Industry

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Mathematics in Education and Industry
Abbreviation MEI
Motto Innovators in Mathematics Education
Formation 1963
Type Educational charity
Legal status Private limited company (03265490)
Purpose Mathematics secondary school teaching in the UK
Headquarters Monckton House
Location
  • White Horse Business Park. Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0XG
Chief Executive
Charlie Stripp
Website MEI

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]

It 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. Their 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 (No 1058911) with a board of directors, and a small professional staff.[1]

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)
  • AS Level Statistics
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Foundations Of Advanced Mathematics (FAM) A Freestanding Course
  • Additional Mathematics A Freestanding Course

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