Definition of 'numeracy'
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Business leaders had complained that too many youngsters leave school without basic numeracy and literacy skills.The Sun (2011)
Ofsted inspectors found that between a third and two thirds of offenders had poor literacy and numeracy skills.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
British companies are always complaining that there are not enough workers with the necessary literacy and numeracy skills.The Sun (2015)
He says that secondary staff lack the training to teach basic numeracy and literacy which is what such pupils need.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Such children are behind in mechanical literacy and numeracy skills and do not shine in the eyes of their teachers.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
They are concerned about the sheer numbers of children who leave school without the most basic skills of numeracy and literacy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The scheme required parents to come into the school one day a week to help the children with their numeracy skills.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
If that means teaching some basic numeracy or literacy skills, then so be it.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It claims that the annual cost to the public purse of children failing to master basic numeracy is 2.4 billion.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Labour said it would make claimants of jobseekers' allowance take basic numeracy and literacy tests to continue receiving the benefit.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Education inspectors in Scotland claimed last week that many newly qualified teachers are ill equipped to teach basic literacy and numeracy.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
If they failed the test they would be required to take a four-week course to acquire basic reading, writing and numeracy qualifications.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Save the Children runs classes in basic literacy and numeracy for child labourers, many too exhausted from their work in the fields to attend.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Definition of numeracy from the Collins English Dictionary