News and what's on

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

National Numeracy welcomes call to urgently improve UK numeracy skills in new British Academy report

Report urges current workforce and future generations to upskill to become ‘data-literate’

What the National Lottery shake up means for jackpot hopefuls

Camelot announce that 10 extra balls will be added to the National Lottery draw, decreasing the odds of a jackpot win

National Numeracy new acting chair - founding trustee Belinda Vernon

We are delighted that Belinda Vernon, one of National Numeracy’s founding trustees, has agreed to take over as acting chair.

The numbers behind FA Cup final fever

The BBC has launched new interactive guide to everything you need to know about the maths behind the FA Cup final.

OECD finds UK growth stunted by poor numeracy

Basic skills could grow the economy by £2 trillion

New research finds "maths anxiety" prevalent in apprenticeships

New findings identify apprentices' issues with maths confidence

Keeping up momentum for numeracy in election lead up

National Numeracy has restated its priorities for improving low levels of numeracy and shifting negative attitudes to maths.  

New World Record in aid of National Numeracy and Support Our Paras

National Numeracy CEO Mike Ellicock has broken his second world record in last weekend’s London Marathon.

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Upcoming activity

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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CBeebies Big Day Out with The Furchester Hotel

We will be hitting the Beach Lawns in Weston-super-Mare to run activities to help children and families learn about the weights, measures and shapes involved in everyday cooking

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