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National Numeracy puts everyday maths on the agenda at pre-election education debate

National Numeracy attended the Make Education Fair pre-election debate last week between the education spokespeople for the 3 main parties

YouGov poll finds managing money is main driver for adults wanting to improve numeracy

Getting better at managing money is the main reason people want to improve their maths skills, according to a YouGov poll released today.

A Question of Sport’s Phil Tufnell and Matt Dawson take Maths Test

The captains tackled maths questions school pupils are expected to be able to answer to highlight adult numeracy on BBC Radio 5Live Afternoon Edition

Housing provider supports positive thinking with the National Numeracy Challenge

Longhurst Group encourage staff to tackle the National Numeracy Challenge

Financial Inclusion Commission report launched today

National Numeracy's response to the Financial Inclusion Commission report published today

National Numeracy Challenge to launch in Liverpool

Liverpool city region will be the largest area of the country to sign up to the Challenge Online

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

L’Oréal Paris UK drops its ‘no good at maths’ advertising tagline after complaint from National Numeracy

Pupils’ numeracy skills in Wales are cause for concern

The state of maths education in schools in Wales is criticised in an annual report this week

Government response to the inquiry into adult English and maths skills

Skills Minister Nick Boles agrees with main thrust of the report and points to a number of new measures 

Ofsted Annual Report on Further Education and Skills

Maths and English in FE sector "not good enough" according to Ofsted