New research by National Numeracy earlier this year revealed that 1 in 4 people would be put off applying for a job if numbers and data were listed as a requirement.

To help combat this, we launched the first ever Checktember – a month of activity encouraging people to get online and find out their numeracy level, see how it relates to qualifications today, and access help to improve if they needed it.

National Numeracy is calling on the nation to check their maths skills this September. We have renamed the month ‘Checktember’, and as part of this we will be encouraging everyone to go online and check that they have the number skills needed for everyday life and work.   

Research released earlier in the year revealed a third of us (36%) wish we were better at maths and numeracy and 1 in 4 people would be put off applying for a job if numbers and data were listed as a requirement . This is where Checktember comes in...

Andy Haldane and Bobby SeagullOn Wednesday 15th May 2019, National Numeracy Day successfully got the nation thinking about numbers for the second year in a row.

KPMG and National Numeracy are today calling on the UK business community to take action ahead of National Numeracy Day, taking place on the 15th May this year

The National Numeracy Challenge is set to reach thousands of football fans as part of a national roadshow run by Santander. 

National Numeracy on BBC Women's Hour discussing overcoming maths anxiety as an adult and giving advice on how to help children. 

Today BBC Bitesize launched a new suite of resources focused on adults returning to learning, the website includes videos made together with National Numeracy.

An exploratory project by National Numeracy, commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, has found that many undergraduate students do not have the numeracy skills required to fully understand their course.

Deborah Meaden and Bobby Seagull support National Numeracy at ICAP Charity Day

We’re pleased to introduce the UK’s first ever National Numeracy Day, taking place on 16th May 2018.

New US study reveals the benefits of mathematics-focussed stories on both children and parents