numeracy numeracy


  • (n) skill with numbers and mathematics


  1. Among other things that have changed since the '60s is the corporate culture, which once valued literacy, numeracy, high GPAs and the ability to construct a simple sentence.
  2. There people with literacy or numeracy problems learn to write, read maps and complete official forms.
  3. He's also made familiar right-of-center noises on education, foreshadowing national standards for literacy and numeracy, and plain-speaking school reports.


  • OECD: Americans lacking in basic skills

    Just because we spend a lot of time in school doesn't mean we're smart. American adult proficiency in literacy, numeracy and problem solving ranks as some of the lowest among developed countries, despite a relatively high level of education, according to a recent survey. In literacy, the United States came in 9th out of 13 industrialized countries surveyed, according to a report from the ...
    on October 25, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio


  1. "The Rudd Government understands that literacy and numeracy skills are the building blocks of a good education," Ms Gillard told The Australian.
    on Feb 10, 2008 By: Julia Gillard Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. "There was no commitment to schools, literacy and numeracy or universities," Ms Bishop said.
    on May 10, 2007 By: Julie Bishop Source: The Australian

  3. "Basic literacy and numeracy problems are a nightmare for business and for individuals, so we have to get these essentials right," commented Mr Lambert.
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Richard Lambert Source: ClickAJob News

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