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L’Oréal Paris UK drops its ‘no good at maths’ advertising tagline

L’Oréal Paris UK drops its ‘no good at maths’ advertising tagline after complaint from numeracy charity. The charity National Numeracy has welcomed the decision by the cosmetics and beauty company L’Oréal Paris to change its UK advertising campaign to remove a negative remark about maths.

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Pupils’ numeracy skills in Wales are cause for concern

Head of Estyn Ann Keane warned that standards in numeracy and quality of leadership were cause for concern. Education in Wales is showing signs of improvement but a slide in primary school standards and pupils’ numeracy skills are cause for concern, the nation’s chief inspector warns.

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Government response to the inquiry into adult English and maths skills

The government has responded to the inquiry into adult English and maths skills carried out by the parliamentary Select Committee on Business, Innnovation and Skills.

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Link between being numerate and being able to make good decisions about health

The link between being numerate and being able to make good decisions about health is highlighted in a report today from the charity Cancer Research UK. This shows that people with low numeracy skills are more reluctant to take part in bowel cancer screening (which can often prove life-saving) than are people with better numeracy.

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Ofsted Annual Report on Further Education and Skills

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Fair Education Alliance warn that ‘the nation will pay twice’ for the Class Ceiling in Education’

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Stop nursery children falling behind in maths, says All-Party Parliamentary Group

Stop nursery children falling behind in maths, says All-Party Parliamentary Group

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National Numeracy teams up with BBC Maths Of The Day

National Numeracy teams up with BBC Maths Of The Day

National Numeracy team up with BBC Sport and BBC Learning to launch Maths Of The Day initiative - focusing on the maths in football.

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Watch ITV's "Trouble with Numbers"

We are thrilled that this week's edition of ITV's Tonight will be highlighting the issue of numeracy and what can be done to solve the trouble with numbers.

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Manifesto for a Numerate UK

Charity outlines essential steps needed to eliminate the national scourge of poor maths skills among adults and children. A series of radical measures aimed at improving the maths skills and understanding of both adults and children is proposed in a report published today.

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