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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.

National Numeracy working with Premier League on Primary Stars project for schools

National Numeracy is delighted to have worked with the Premier League on the Primary Stars project for schools

Industrial Strategy consultation: National Numeracy calls for different approach to improving workplace numeracy

National Numeracy is responding to issues raised in the basic skills section of the Green Paper and specifically to the problem of poor numeracy among working-age adults.

Spring Numeracy Forum: Improving Numeracy at Secondary School and the Workplace

Leading figures from Cambridge Maths, the exam board OCR, Whitbread, Health Education England and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development among others gathered at Nationwide Building Society's London headquarters to talk about what numeracy skills secondary school students need and the links between numeracy and workplace productivity. Both sessions sparked some lively debate in the room.

Government to drop forced GCSE resits

National Numeracy welcomes suggestion that the government is about to drop the policy of forced GCSE resits

National Numeracy joins forces with MoneySavingExpert, the Money Advice Service and Prospects to find out ‘What Works’ to improve numeracy and manage money

National Numeracy is working with MoneySavingExpert, the Money Advice Service and Prospects - the education, employment, skills and care company - to identify which numeracy interventions are most effective at improving people’s numeracy and their attitudes to making financial decisions.

Teenagers who are written off as maths failures must be offered another route, says education charity, as it draws up proposals for a new numeracy benchmark for all young people

GCSE maths exams are deliberately designed to fail a third of all young people, according to the education charity National Numeracy. 

'The maths of everyday life' - Our trustee, Wendy Jones, in Teach Primary magazine

Enagage parents by showing them that numbers are a part of everything we do, says trustee Wendy Jones

How to help all children do better at maths: primary and early years report from Fair Education Alliance

How to help all children do better at maths: primary and early years report from Fair Education Alliance

National Numeracy Challenge to improve quantitative skills of university students

National Numeracy Challenge to improve quantitative skills of university students

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