Assessment Tool - Adult Literacy and Numeracy for Adults. Poor numeracy is a huge problem that affects people and organisations in ways that are not immediately obvious. Adults with poor numeracy skills are twice as likely to be unemployed than those who enjoy some competency in numeracy.
A comparison between adult skills levels In England and Wales, the adult numeracy levels are measured across five levels, from Entry Level 1 (equivalent to the standard expected for ages 5 to 7) up to Level 2 (GCSE A*-C). Scotland and Northern Ireland use a system similar to international levels to measure adult skills. A new adult numeracy core curriculum is needed. This should put at its centre the very concept of being numerate – that is, being able to use maths to solve everyday problems, make decisions and reason, knowing which maths to use and being ready to persist with different approaches.
Adult numeracy curriculum. General. Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond. L2 Currency Conversions. This is a Level 2 based Currency Conversion set of 4 questions with resource sheets and answers. Check out: Alleviate Math Fears with a Math Fair: A How-to-Guide for Organizing a Adult Numeracy Adventure Day ANN member Patricia Helmuth received a mini-grant from the NYS Dept of Education to create a how-to-guide that includes everything you need to organize a math fair at your program, including planning, promoting, preparing for the event.
Overwhelmingly comprehensive coverage of both numeracy & maths, through a range of freely downloadable "Booklets" of clearly-presented activities. In particular 'Mathematics in the Workplace' (UK/NZ) has an amazing pages of visually appealing adult numeracy lessons. Videos on every conceivable maths topic. Worksheets and more. Numeracy encompasses the ways in which people cope with the mathematical, quantitative, and statistical demands of adult life, and is viewed as an important outcome of schooling and as a foundational skill for all adults.