October 5, 2023
We are excited to announce that Northern College has secured funding to deliver Multiply – a national programme funded by the Government, focused on improving adult numeracy skills.
Numeracy is the ability to understand and use maths in daily life, home, and work. Whether that be improving household finances, helping children with homework, making more sense of the stats and facts in the media, or improving numeracy skills specific to your line of work.
People who improve their numeracy skills are more likely to be in employment, have higher wages, and better wellbeing, and will be more able to progress to higher levels of free training to secure a skilled job.
Businesses who develop their employees’ numeracy skills can boost productivity, increase profits, and improve employee retention.
As an adult only college that works with students to develop their numeracy skills already, it is a fantastic opportunity for us to reach more adults in the region.
‘”The Multiply initiative is a really good opportunity for anyone within the Barnsley area to try maths without the commitment to a full course. The sessions for Multiply will be fun and engaging removing the surrounding fear that people sometimes feel. At the end of the sessions there will also be opportunities to look at moving onto other courses within the college. “‘ Steph Eyre, Curriculum Manager
If you would like to discuss further the Multiply project and our planned sessions, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
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