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National Numeracy

National Numeracy

Who we are

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Since our launch in March 2012 we have received a vast amount of interest and contact, with a number of individuals volunteering their time and expertise. We have also received some donation enquiries, which is why we have set up this page.

What are we trying to achieve?

We want every person in the UK to reach a level of numeracy that allows them to meet their full potential. We empower children and adults to use numbers confidently so they can fulfil their potential at school, home and work, helping to spark better opportunities in life. We believe that this is possible but that it will require sustained and coordinated effort from teachers, employers, community organisations, government, and individuals themselves.

How are we doing it?

We are about creating change – in individuals, in communities, and throughout society. This means that we take a programmatic and collaborative approach, with partners, to reach and engage those who need our support the most. We help improve number confidence and skills, helping to unlock a range of crucial next steps into education, training, and skills-building. Our programmes, tools, campaigns, and partnerships encourage action to improve poor numeracy levels.

• We provide inspirational, adaptive numeracy skills and confidence resources to help people understand and work with everyday maths.

• We reach, engage and help our beneficiaries directly, through partners, educators, employers, and in community settings.

• We demonstrate how everyone can improve their number confidence and skills and show how everyday numeracy differs from classroom mathematics.

• Our high-impact campaigns raise awareness of the benefits of improved numeracy and inspire positive action and change.

• We work with partners to influence policy and decision-making across government, business, and civil society.

• We monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our work against a clear set of outcome measures so that we can demonstrate our impact and keep improving.

• We are about creating change – in individuals, in communities, and throughout society. This means that we take a programmatic and collaborative approach, with partners, to reach and engage those who need our support the most. We help improve number confidence and skills, helping to unlock a range of crucial next steps into education, training, and skills-building. Our programmes, tools, campaigns, and partnerships encourage action to improve poor numeracy levels.

• We provide inspirational, adaptive numeracy skills and confidence resources to help people understand and work with everyday maths. 1 Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills. 2012. "Skills for Life Survey 2011”. 2 Pro Bono Economics. 2014. Cost of outcomes associated with low levels of adult numeracy in the UK 3 Skills for Life – the national strategy for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills Delivering the vision 2001-2004
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• We reach, engage and help our beneficiaries directly, through partners, educators, employers, and in community settings.
• We demonstrate how everyone can improve their number confidence and skills and show how everyday numeracy differs from classroom mathematics.
• Our high-impact campaigns raise awareness of the benefits of improved numeracy and inspire positive action and change.
• We work with partners to influence policy and decision-making across government, business, and civil society.
• We monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our work against a clear set of outcome measures so that we can demonstrate our impact and keep improving. We help improve number confidence and skills, helping to unlock a range of crucial next steps into education, training, and skills-building. Our programmes, tools, campaigns, and partnerships encourage action to improve poor numeracy levels.• We provide inspirational, adaptive numeracy skills and confidence resources to help people understand and work with everyday maths. 1 Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills. 2012. "Skills for Life Survey 2011”. 2 Pro Bono Economics. 2014. Cost of outcomes associated with low levels of adult numeracy in the UK 3 Skills for Life – the national strategy for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills Delivering the vision 2001-2004through numeracy2• We reach, engage and help our beneficiaries directly, through partners, educators, employers, and in community settings.• We demonstrate how everyone can improve their number confidence and skills and show how everyday numeracy differs from classroom mathematics.• Our high-impact campaigns raise awareness of the benefits of improved numeracy and inspire positive action and change.• We work with partners to influence policy and decision-making across government, business, and civil society.• We monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of our work against a clear set of outcome measures so that we can demonstrate our impact and keep improving.

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Charity details

Registered address
Suite S8 Waterside Centre North Street,
Lewes,East Sussex
BN7 2PE

Phone
01273 915044

enquiries@nationalnumeracy.org.uk

http://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk

Charity number
1145669

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