Numeracy Skills Count. Improved numeracy skills lead to better paid jobs, greater well-being and a less stressful life. Numeracy skills are not just for scientists, accountants and the tax man, many professions require at least a basic level of understanding when it comes to numeracy and mathematics. Skills for Life was the national strategy in England for improving adult literacy, language and numeracy skills and was established as part of the wider national Skills Strategy to increase the numbers of young people and adults with adequate skills. The strategy was launched by the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, in March 2001. The Skills for Life strategy set out how the Government aimed to.
Practice National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tests A review of websites offering practice Key Skills/National Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tests. If you're helping learners to prepare for the National Tests in Adult Literacy and/or Numeracy, you may find it helpful to let them try several of the practice tests that are available. Educoot - educational books and resources for adult education, workbooks and worksheets for adult literacy, numeracy, digital literacy, life skills, employment .
Whilst I designed this resource for Adult Numeracy learners, it has found much use over the years across the maths cohorts I've worked with from pre-GCSE to ESOL, and with GCSE learners. It is in Excel format - 3 tabs for different activities and the second Excel file is the solution sheet. Numeracy involves skills that aren’t always taught in the classroom – the ability to use numbers and solve problems in real life. It means having the confidence and skill to use numbers and mathematical approaches in all aspects of life. Numeracy is as important as literacy. In fact, it's sometimes called ‘mathematical literacy’.