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Get number confident this November to help at work, home and school

Celebrities and businesses join charity National Numeracy in supporting the nation with the first ever Number Confidence Week

Mathematics, Numbers and Data in Daily Life – Professor Chris Linton

Professor Chris Linton, National Numeracy trustee, has written an article for Science in Parliament, the official journal of the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee.

Ufi Trust and National Numeracy join forces for new mobile project

Ufi VocTech Trust and charity National Numeracy are launching a new project seeking to make numeracy skills-building more accessible to those who lack time, computer access and confidence. 

National Numeracy Day 2020 virtual festival helps us to reach more people than ever before

On 13 May 2020, despite the challenging and rapidly evolving environment of the Covid-19 pandemic, National Numeracy delivered a record-breaking National Numeracy Day that engaged more people than ever before, this time in the form of a virtual festival.

UK’s first ever virtual festival of numbers to help a nation at home with maths

National Numeracy Ambassadors Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull, Maths Factor creator Carol Vorderman, author Lauren Child, comedian Luisa Omielan and the Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane are among those set to help the nation with its numeracy on 13 May. 

Maryam and Christine’s stories: From baking to homeschooling – it’s all numeracy

Two Edinburgh bakery students joined celebrities including Carol Vorderman and Rachel Riley on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge, which helped boost their maths skills for everything from measuring baking ingredients to checking their kids’ homework.

Cara’s story: Numeracy is empowering

A Brighton NHS nursery manager joined celebrities including Rachel Riley and Carol Vorderman on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge.

Oreleo’s story: overcoming maths anxiety

A London trade union worker joined celebrities including Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge which helped him overcome his anxiety about maths. 

Jason’s story: Confidence to help his children

A Castleford father joined celebrities including Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull on National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 13 May to promote the National Numeracy Challenge, which helped him overcome a sense of shame when his kids asked for help with their homework.

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