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Checktember

We hope you will join us this September!

Following the challenges of COVID-19, many of us are uncertain about how to progress with work or education plans. Numeracy can help us be in the best position to bounce back, find a new job, adapt to a new industry, or make the most of our current job.

If you struggle with numbers you’re not alone, but it’s never too late to improve!

Throughout September, National Numeracy is encouraging the nation to take part in Checktember, by spending just 10 minutes a day on the National Numeracy Challenge free online learning tool at www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/challenge. The Challenge is easy-to-use, allows you to understand your current numeracy level, and enables you to quickly improve with tailored learning resources that are right for you.

Checktember graphic: "10 mins a day, Check your level, Boost your confidence, Build your numbers skills"

Get involved with Checktember now and start spreading the message using the communications materials and templates below. Be sure to tag us in any social media activity, so we can see and share what you're up to!

Twitter: @Nat_Numeracy | Facebook: @nationalnumeracy | Instagram: @national_numeracy | LinkedIn: National Numeracy

Messaging information, templates & guide:

We want spreading the message of Checktember to be simple and effective, so we have put together a document including messaging templates for newsletters and social media, and a guide to using the email footer:

Download messaging information and templates

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Share these videos with your audiences to get them using the Challenge this Checktember:

Try the National Numeracy Challenge

However you feel about maths, you’re not alone. The National Numeracy Challenge is a free and easy-to-use website you can use to improve your confidence with numbers.   

It’s ideal for brushing up, checking your level, or for catching up on learning you missed, and it’s all about the maths you need in daily life and at work – no algebra or trigonometry.

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