Maths4Life Thinking Through Mathematics Research Report

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We hope this report will provide a summary and update of policy developments related to post-16 numeracy and maths and stimulate more discussion in a subject which has at last become a high priority. It was the Organistation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), including ‘quantitative literacy’ which alerted the United Kingdom (UK) to persistent high levels of basic skills.

Swain, J. & Swan, M. (2007)  Maths4Life: Thinking through mathematics – Research Report. NRDC London