22 December 2022
Multiply – Developing Better Numeracy Skills
With a new year on the horizon, many of us will be thinking about setting goals for ourselves. Some of the goals may be around improving an existing skill, like numeracy skills.
Numeracy (Maths) is something that impacts many aspects our everyday lives so the more we understand it, the better our lives can be, whether it’s reading a bank statement or helping our children with their homework.
Multiply, a new government-funded programme, has been created to help adults with their numeracy skills. Acacia Training has been selected as one of the providers to deliver this programme across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. The following range of tailor-made, fully funded courses will be available (online and face-to-face teaching):
Maths Made Easy
This programme will support learners to go back to basics, dispel some of the myths surrounding maths and overcome maths anxiety. Learners will develop basic maths skills for everyday life which will be delivered using practical examples such as managing money, travel planning and meal preparation.
Finance Debt & Management
This programme will help learners gain an understanding of lending and the associated risks. Learners will gain knowledge on different types of lending, managing personal debt and where to seek support to manage personal finances.
Maths to Move Up
This programme will enable learners to develop specific numeracy skills for the workplace. Through working with employers, programme delivery will focus on specific role related activities and tasks that require specific numeracy skills to perform. Problem solving will be the starting point to build confidence and support learners in understanding the maths skills being learned.
Numeracy for Care Leavers
This programme will support learners to develop numeracy skills for life and work. Learners will develop basic maths skills for everyday life, alongside this learners will gain an understanding of numeracy for the workplace. These which will be delivered using practical examples such as managing money, travel planning, meal preparation and pay.
To sign up, please fill out our expression of interest form (scroll down and select ‘Maths Multiply‘ from the list of courses) – http://acaciatraining.co.uk/expression-of-interest/
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