Leicestershire County Council are also hosting a Multiply Leicestershire showcase event on 7 November from 10am – 12pm in the Members Lounge at Leicestershire County Hall. Councillor Mrs Christine Radford CC will open the event and Leicestershire County Council, Community Providers and Further Education Providers will be showcasing the wonderful work happening across the country under the Multiply programme, aimed at improving number confidence. There will also be opportunities to “just take 10” and try the National Numeracy Challenge.
Falcon Support Services are holding Number Confidence Drop-in Sessions – meet their Multiply numeracy coach and chat about your feelings towards numeracy and how to get positive with numbers. Falcon will be helping people register on the National Numeracy Challenge, take a quick check, and start their journey towards number confidence! Find them at:
- George Smith Hub, Hotel Street, Coalville on 6 November 11am – 3pm (public event)
- Falcon Centre Drop In, Pinfold Gate, Loughborough on 8 November 12pm – 2pm (in-service event)
Lincolnshire Co-operative will be holding Number Confidence Conversations with colleagues supported by their network of trained Numeracy Champions – and have even set up a “brain training challenge” using Nintendo Switches across their different business areas!
Tower Hamlets Council
Tower Hamlets Council will be hosting Number Confidence events on 6 November and 8 November across their Idea Stores. Idea Store will be inviting residents to learn new skills and develop their knowledge in number confidence with fun activities, stalls, conversations, and information about Multiply programmes.
"Working in partnership with National Numeracy has enabled us to support our staff and residents to feel more confident with numeracy and using numbers in their everyday lives" – Leanne Chandler, Skills for Life Manager, Tower Hamlets