Our Manifesto for a Numerate UK
Gateway to Growth: what employers need from education and skills
Half of employers are concerned about potential weaknesses in their employees' numeracy skills
Low level numeracy could be costing the UK economy £20 billion per year
The Long Term Costs of Numeracy Difficulties
Low numeracy costs the public purse £765 million per year
Returns to skills around the world
Wage return on numeracy skills is relatively high in the UK at around 24%
PISA 2012 Results: Ready to Learn - Attitude (Volume III)
Attitude – perseverance, motivations, and self-belief – can help to overcome other forms of disadvantage.
PISA 2012 Results: Ready to Learn - Students' Engagement, Drive and Self-Beliefs (Volume III)
Both parents and environmental factors play a role in shaping children’s mathematical knowledge and dispositions
Programme for International Student Assessment
The OECD ranks performance in maths of 15-year-olds in the UK as "average"
Too Young to Fail: Giving all children a fair start in life
Fewer than one in six children from low-income families who have fallen behind by the age of seven will go on to achieve five good GCSEs
Family Learning Works: The inquiry into Family Learning in England and Wales
Can family learning help close the skills gap?
The Employment Equation
Maths skills are important to the workplace, but their application is not always straightforward
The intergenerational transfer of numeracy skills
Children’s numerical ability scores were positively associated with their parents’ numeracy levels