BBC Skillswise Newsletter: Maths & English resources
Date posted: 30 October 2012
Skillswise have produced a suite of consumer guides in partnership with the Rip Off Britain team
These real life consumer situations can be used in class to reinforce the value of practical maths and English skills. For example: skimming and scanning, writing a letter, communication skills, percentages, and calculation.
Maths and English skills are often crucial in understanding rip-offs and finding the best deal. Skillswise has developed resources to help you sharpen your maths and English skills in practical consumer situations including:
■ comparing monthly payday loan interest rates with annual percentage rates