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Putting numeracy on the agenda at BIS and DfE Select Committee seminar 

National Numeracy attended the Education and Skills Select Committee seminar to raise the importance of addressing the numeracy skills shortage which is vital to increasing productivity in the UK

Bedtime stories can help develop maths understanding

New US study reveals the benefits of mathematics-focussed stories on both children and parents

Latest meeting of the Numeracy Forum

Functional skills and the maths in money management discussed at the bi-annual forum

Great British Bake Off finalist champions the importance of everyday maths

Great British Bake Off finalist Ian Cumming spoke to National Numeracy about staying positive about maths

Children's author Lauren Child talks to National Numeracy about her new Charlie and Lola book

The celebrated writer and illustrator explores the world of numbers with her much loved characters

Research finds 60% of girls believe they can't do maths & science

Study found that over half of 12 year old girls in UK & Ireland think maths is "too difficult"

Introducing the Family Maths Toolkit

The brand new National Numeracy Family Maths Toolkit. is packed with help for parents and schools

Tributes paid to Lord Moser, 1922 - 2015

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our trustee, Lord Moser. 

US initiative aims to inspire children in the UK with maths

Nearly 300 UK primary and secondary schools start the new term with a week of maths lessons from Professor Jo Boaler