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New report shows over 18 million adults in the UK lack the number skills to manage their money well

A new report from the Money Advice Service provides the strongest evidence to date on how good number skills help people manage their money and keep out of debt

New Passport Maths bursaries – apply now!

We are delighted to announce that we have received funding to once again provide a small number of schools with our Passport Maths programme, courtesy of Drapers’ Charity Fund.

Star Dash Studios mobile game up for TIGA award

Star Dash Studios – the mobile game brought to you by National Numeracy – has been shortlisted for a 2017 TIGA Award.

8 institutions to pick up The Challenge for Q-Step scheme after successful pilot

Following a pilot with social science students at 2 UK universities, National Numeracy will be bringing The Challenge to a further 8 establishments.

1 million reasons to celebrate

National Numeracy proudly announce that the 1 millionth question has been answered via their new online numeracy assessment which was launched in July.

‘Snowball effect from improving numeracy’ says new research from Ohio State University

New research has been released, reiterating that numeracy is important for everyone, even those who work or study outside of the fields of maths and science.   

New report signals concerns for productivity in the post-Brexit era

Charity puts forward new approach to improving the population’s number skills and calls on government and employers to recognise the scale and urgency of the problem.

National Numeracy welcomes Sir Adrian Smith's Review of Post-16 Mathematics

Mike Ellicock, CEO of the charity National Numeracy, said of the report published on 20th July 2017, "We strongly agree with Sir Adrian's conclusion that this country does not yet have the right pathways available or the capacity to deliver post-16 mathematics education."   

National Numeracy supports Count On Norfolk

National Numeracy is excited to support the launch of Norfolk County Council’s new numeracy campaign.

Passport Maths bursaries available for secondary schools – apply now

National Numeracy has received funding from Ernest Cook Trust to provide a small number of schools with our highly successful Passport Maths programme.