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Adding Value: Improving Numerical Skills

The decline in numerical competency amongst undergraduates is of major concern. Every Student Counts: Promoting Numeracy and Enhancing Employability is an NTFS-funded project (2007-2010) which has investigated the curricula requirements and support necessary to enhance students' numerical skills within undergraduate programmes. Details of the history strand of the project are presented here. They provide guidance on how history students might develop and practise their numeracy skills in order to facilitate their studies, enhance their employability prospects and cope in their everyday lives.

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The final project report (History strand) (PDF Document) is available here in full: or see below for key sections.

 

 

Background to the Project

 

 

Aims: the History strand

 

Final Report: Executive summary

 

 

Recommendations for numeracy provision

 

Highlights of the Findings

 

 

Resource Portal

Find out more about teaching and learning resources on a variety of topics by visiting the main History Subject Centre website.

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