Charity puts forward new approach to improving the population’s number skills and calls on government and employers to recognise the scale and urgency of the problem.
Mike Ellicock, CEO of the charity National Numeracy, said of the report published on 20th July 2017, "We strongly agree with Sir Adrian's conclusion that this country does not yet have the right pathways available or the capacity to deliver post-16 mathematics education."
National Numeracy is excited to support the launch of Norfolk County Council’s new numeracy campaign.
National Numeracy has received funding from Ernest Cook Trust to provide a small number of schools with our highly successful Passport Maths programme.
National Numeracy is delighted to have worked with the Premier League on the Primary Stars project for schools
National Numeracy is responding to issues raised in the basic skills section of the Green Paper and specifically to the problem of poor numeracy among working-age adults.
Leading figures from Cambridge Maths, the exam board OCR, Whitbread, Health Education England and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development among others gathered at Nationwide Building Society's London headquarters to talk about what numeracy skills secondary school students need and the links between numeracy and workplace productivity. Both sessions sparked some lively debate in the room.
National Numeracy welcomes suggestion that the government is about to drop the policy of forced GCSE resits
National Numeracy is working with MoneySavingExpert, the Money Advice Service and Prospects - the education, employment, skills and care company - to identify which numeracy interventions are most effective at improving people’s numeracy and their attitudes to making financial decisions.
GCSE maths exams are deliberately designed to fail a third of all young people, according to the education charity National Numeracy.
Enagage parents by showing them that numbers are a part of everything we do, says trustee Wendy Jones
How to help all children do better at maths: primary and early years report from Fair Education Alliance
National Numeracy Challenge to improve quantitative skills of university students