News and what's on

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 switch UK children on to maths through inspirational lessons

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

Anxious parents can impede development of children’s maths skills

The report finds parents with maths anxiety are more likely to pass on their unease with the subject 

National Numeracy at the CBeebies Big Day Out

National Numeracy joined the CBeebies Big Day Out with The Furchester Hotel in Weston-super-Mare

Education and Training Foundation to review post-16 Functional Skills

Skills Minister has commissioned the Education and Training Foundation to review Maths and English in post-16 education 

CBI say UK “Skills Emergency” holding back economic growth

Survey of 310 employers finds over half are not confident they will be able to recruit staff with right maths and science skills

On the road with CBeebies!

National Numeracy will be joining the CBeebies Big Day Out with The Furchester Hotel this summer


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The Numeracy Forum

Our bi-annual Numeracy Forum brings key figures from across the learning landscape together to debate and discuss numeracy in the UK

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